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Zone:  7-11 (so, not quite hardy here)

Height:  1m (3ft)

Spread:  30cm (1ft) clump gradually increases

Bloom:  Lovely cobalt blue balls of small star flowers, bloom atop tall, strong stems, mid-summer for 1-2 months

Foliage:  Mid-green, strap-like

Light:  Full sun

Water:  Maintain even moisture for best longevity of flowers

Soil:  Rich

Garden location:  Keep as container plant, over-winter in heated greenhouse or house

Agapanthus hyb. Blue (Lily of the Nile or African lily)