Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Agapanthus 'Galaxy White' PP 31,431
Galaxy White Lily-of-the-Nile
Item #: 17107
Zones: 6a to 10b
Height: 36" tall
Agapanthus 'Galaxy White' is a new introduction from the Walters Gardens breeding program designed around extreme winter hardiness combined with a superb floral show. Agapanthus 'Galaxy White' has also been a stunning performer in our heat and humidity trials. This amazing selection starts flowering for us in early July with an abundance of 3' tall stalks...our 3-year-old clump produced 46 spikes at once, each topped with a 4" wide flower head of pure white. Agapanthus 'Galaxy White' is truly stunning in the summer garden.
Agapanthus 'Galaxy White' is pretty close to a maintenance-free perennial. They emerge in winter and go dormant in fall, without any need for clean up. The old flower stalks can be removed after flowering, but we actually find these rather attractive, so we leave standing as long as they will do so.
Agapanthus will quickly form a dense clump, and while they will continue to flower well, they can also be divided and spread around the garden to other areas. We recommend spring or early summer as the best time. Legally, since Agapanthus 'Galaxy White' is patented, you can't divide it to make more, but as long as you aren't trying to sell them we won't tell if you won't. As we all know, what happens in the garden, stays in the garden.
Anyone who has seen agapanthus growing throughout Southern California median strips realizes their amazing drought tolerance, but you have really experience the floral potential of lily-of-the-Nile, until you grow them in an irrigated landscape in rich soil. Full sun, is also a key for good flowerings.
Agapnthus 'Galaxy White' is great for attracting an array of bees to the garden.
Flower Color: White/Cream
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Summer
Container Role: Thrillers
Other: Cut Flower Plants , Drought Tolerant Plants , Hummingbird Plants , Pollinator Plants , Ornamental Seed or Fruit , Plants that Attract Birds , Salt Tolerant Seaside Plants , Tropical Looking Plants