Pink agapanthus is a fast-growing, clumping perennial with narrow, garlic-scented leaves and large umbels of fragrant lilac flowers in summer and early fall. It grows to 2 feet tall. Leaves can be used in soups and salads.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsNative to South Africa. Vigorous grower. Large, fragrant flowers.
CareAdaptable to most any soil that is well-drained, humusy, loamy, and moderately fertile.
PropagationSow seed or divide in spring. Seed can also be sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame.
ProblemsSometimes bothered by aphids, whiteflies, root rots, leaf spots, and Southern blight.
- Genus : Tulbaghia
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 10, 7, 8, 9
- Moisture : Adaptable
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Summer
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Fragrant Foliage
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest