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Agapanthus 'Tinkerbell'

Variegated Dwarf Blue Lily-of-the Nile
  • Plant Type:
  • Perennial
  • Evergreen-Deciduous:
  • Evergreen
  • Overall Mature Size:
  • Small
  • Mature Height & Spread :
  • 1-2' X 1-2'
  • Natural Growth Habit:
  • Clumping
  • Native To:
  • Africa
  • Exposure:
  • Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water:
  • Medium Water, Low Water
  • Flower Color:
  • Blue
  • Bloom Time:
  • Spring, Summer
  • Special Features:
  • Attracts Birds/Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Resistant, Seacoast Conditions, Variegated Foliage
  • Container Sizes:
  • #1, #5
  • Sunset Garden Zones:
  • 6-9, 12-24

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A lovely alternative to the common Agapanthus, ‘Tinkerbell’ bears variegated white and green leaves on a petite plant that bears pale blue flowers on 2 foot tall stalks. The flowers resemble fireworks – a sphere of beautiful funnel-shaped blooms. Long strap-like green and white leaves form a handsome architectural mound. This evergreen is excellent in borders or can serve well as an accent in the landscape. It craves sun to part shade and will eventually reach 18-24" tall & wide. Hardy to 10°F, it is native to South Africa. Agapanthus africanus resists drought but does best with regular water and well-drained soil. It tolerates seacoast conditions well and is an excellent container plant. Bees, butterflies, and birds find the flowers irresistible.