Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile, African Lily)
Translated: ‘Love Flower’, ‘The Flower of Love’
Color: Blue, White
Description: Large round heads of individual florets on tall (20+ in.) leafless stems.
Useful for: Adding a line element, Corsages/Halos/Boutonnieres (individual florets can be wired), Adding architectural interest and height to an arrangement
Vase Life: 4 – 7+ days
Handling: Sensitive to ethylene gas and bacteria which can cause shortened vase life and flower/bud drop. Use clean buckets for storage and keep away from ethylene gas sources. Hold flowers at room temperature for 1 –2 hours before placing in cooler or designing. Store in a 36 – 38˚ F cooler with 80 – 90% humidity.