Straight A Blue Flare Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus praecox ‘Blue Flare’)

Straight A Blue Flare Lily of the Nile

  • Blooms Summer Through Fall
  • Honeybees and Butterflies Love These Flowers
  • Bicolored Light Blue with Dark Blue Midrib
  • Great Cut Flowers
  • Compact, Strappy Foliage
  • Easy Care Agapanthus
  • Deer Tend to Leave Them Alone

Modern landscapes rely on streamlined flowers for an elegant display without ostentation or fuss. Straight A™ Blue Flare Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus praecox ‘Blue Flare’ PP# 26,422) produce beautiful, rounded clusters that are held high above the lush, gray-green foliage.

Each cluster is composed of tubular flowers that are the perfect shape for hummingbirds. You’ll notice plenty of interest from beneficial pollinators and butterflies, too.

Incredible sky blue blooms are marked with a deeper blue midrib. The iced tones keep you cool in the height of summertime.

Perhaps best of all…the two toned blue flowers are long-lasting and very showy. Straight A blooms from summer all the way through fall.

Include their stylish bicolored blooms in your mixed garden beds or use as a low-maintenance border. Plant them 12 inches apart for a solid display.

These superior blue flowers make an impact…whether you need to brighten a commercial landscape, or want to elevate the visual interest around your pool deck. Plant plenty so you have enough to snip for indoor cut flower arrangements.

Attractive Straight A Blue Flare Lily of the Nile is also exceptionally easy-care. These durable plants love full sun and grow well in rich, well-drained soil with a moderate amount of moisture.

They are a perfect choice for mass planting along a sidewalk or patio. You’ll love the soft look of the leaves brushing the concrete…and nothing beats those exceptional blue blooms!

Straight A Blue Flare Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus praecox ‘Blue Flare’) Details

Common name Straight A Blue Flare Lily of the Nile
Botanical name Agapanthus praecox 'Blue Flare'
Plant type Perennial
Hardiness zone 8-11
Growth rate Medium
Height 2 - 2 1/2 ft.
Width 18 - 24 inches
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Autumn
Flower color Blue