|Agapanthus flower and leaves|
| Agapanthus africanus|
T.A. Durand and Hans Schinz
6-10 species (See text)
More commonly known as the Lily of the Nile, it is also known as the 'African Lily' or the 'Blue Lily'
Species boundaries are not clear in the genus, and in spite of having been intensively studied, the number of species recognized by different authorities varies from 6 to 10. The type species for the genus is Agapanthus africanus.  A great many hybrids and cultivars have been produced and they are cultivated throughout warm areas of the world.  Most of these were described in a book published in 2004.
Lily of the Nile, African-lily, blue agapanthus
- USDA Hardiness Zones: 8-10
- Has showy blue flowers when in bloom, but generally used as a foliage plant.