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. Leaves shorter, narrower than those of the more common A. praecox orientalis;...
Native to China, northern India. To 30 to 50 ft. high and wide, with irregular habit. Rich green, 1- t...
Dense grower to 5 ft. high and wide, with bright green leaves and lavender flowers.