Native to South Africa. Dense clumps of straight, narrow, evergreen leaves send up slim, 1- to 2-ft. stems topped by clusters of small, trumpet-shaped, pinkish lavender flowers. Suffer frost damage at 20° to 25°F/-7° to -4°C but recover quickly. Start plants from containers or divisions at any time (though early spring or early fall is best in hot-summer areas).
Bluish green, very narrow leaves. Clusters of 8–20 flowers; bloom is heaviest in spring and summer. Leaves and flower stems have onion or garlic odor if cut or crushed; leaves can be used in cooking.
Evergreen foliage clump grows 1 1/2 ft. high. Blue flowers are held on stems to 2 ft. high.
Native to many warm and tropical parts of the world. Lush foliage and lilylike flowers of impressive s...
All of these South African natives form fountainlike clumps of strap-shaped leaves that are evergreen ...