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Products > Agapanthus praecox ssp orientalis 'Delfina's Blush'
 
Agapanthus praecox ssp orientalis 'Delfina's Blush' - Delfina's Lily of the Nile
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Amaryllidaceae (Onions)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Blue & White
Bloomtime: Summer
Synonyms: [Agapanthus africanus, Hort.]
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Agapanthus praecox ssp orientalis 'Delfina's Blush' (SMG Introduction 2006) - A selection made by San Marcos Growers from a seedling crop of Agapanthus praecox ssp orientalis. This is a full sized Agapanthus with flowers standing 4 feet tall. The flowers form in very uniform white buds and open as white flowers with a tinge of violet on petal tips. Plant in full sun to light shade and irrigate regularly to occasionally. Hardy and evergreen to 20-25 degrees F and should be root hardy with mulching to considerably lower. This very distinct and strong grower was selected by Maintenance Supervisor Delfina Martinez.  The information displayed on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations that we have made of it growing in the nursery's garden and in other gardens, as well how it has performed in our crops out in the nursery field. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others as well, and welcome hear from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they have knowledge of cultural information we do not mention that would aid others in growing Agapanthus praecox ssp orientalis 'Delfina's Blush'.
 
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