The word Agapanthus is derived from the Greek word, Agape, meaning love. The word andanthos, means flower, making its translation the flower of love.
Agapanthus is sometimes called by other names such as: the Lily of the Nile, African Blue Lily, and African Lily. There are about ten species in the Agapanthus family. You can find Agapanthus blooms in large clusters of blue, white or violet-blue.
Agapanthus plants are native to South Africa, spreading across the Western Cape through to the Eastern Cape. Agapanthus grows in the shade of trees to get protection from the hot sun.
Some More Facts about Agapanthus
This flower is the star of the show, exhibiting exotic blue or white flowers blooming from late spring until autumn, this may vary depending upon the species.
Agapanthus is suspected for causing hemolytic poisoning in humans, and the sap causes severe ulceration of the mouth.
Agapanthus Assorted Flowers are an ideal complement for floral arrangements needing spread or erupting blooms from a middle base.
Colors: White and blue purple flowers
Freshness Vase Life: 6-10 days, depending on care and handling
Availability: Available April thru August and limited availability in October
Length Size: Approx. 20in to 30in
Packing: Whole Blossoms Agapanthus is packed in bunches of 10 stems.
Arranging Tips: Agapanthus heads include several flowers. When Agapanthus arrive, the blossoms are closed. Allow 2-3 days for your Agapanthus blooms to open. Agapanthus are characterized by their large and round heads covered with blue or white tubular flowers. Please note that agapanthus stems are fragile and can break if not treated gently.
Perfect for Wedding Floral Arrangements!
Wholesale Agapanthus is currently offered in shades of white and dark blue/purple. Agapanthus provides a strong line element with a bold but spacious quality. Individual florets can be wired and taped for corsage work.
Here are some varieties currently available:
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