Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace'

Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace'
Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace'

Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace' is one of the tallest agapanthus available and also one of the last to flower. It has deep blue flowers on tall stems.

Quick Facts

Family Alliaceae
Botanical name Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace'
Common name African Lily (UK), Lily of the Nile (US)
Flowering time September
Flower colour Blue
Height 1.5m
Spread 0.5m
Aspect Full sun
Hardiness Hardy

Where to Buy - Plants

PlantSupplierPot SizePriceLink
Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace' Broadleigh Bulbs 1 bulb £5.20
Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace' Avondale Nursery Not stated £5.00

Where to Buy - Seeds

Specific named varieties of agapanthus will not come true from seed.

This means that only 'species' seed can be purchased and not specific varieties.

Grows Well With

Grow Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace' alongside other sun-loving plants such as Achillea millefolium or Coreopsis verticillata. Agapanthus 'Buckingham Palace' also looks good with lower growing perennials such as hardy geraniums.

You can also create an exotic look by growing in containers with a backdrop of palms and cordylines.

Growing Notes - Agapanthus

Agapanthus originally came from South Africa and they are a great summer flowering perennial for the garden or container and are grown for their ball shaped flowers that sit atop long stems.

In the UK, agapanthus can either be grown in the ground (if you have the right conditions) or in a container.

Read more about how to care for and grow new agapanthus plants on the main agapanthus page.