Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Agapanthus inapertus 'Nigrescens'
Black Drooping Lily-of-the-Nile
This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.Shop Available Agapanthus
Item #: 6939
Zones: 7b to 10b, at least
Height: 24" tall
Origin: South Africa
This fully deciduous South African agapanthus species can be found in open meadows in the Drakensberg and surrounding mountain ranges. The clumps of strap-like green leaves are topped in July with 2' tall spikes of dark purple-black pendulous flowers in July...a very nice lily-of-the-Nile selection that is also a favorite hummingbird flower.
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Summer