Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Lily of the Nile


Seed Type Rhizome
Also known as African Lily

If you've been searching high and low for the perfect focal point for your yard, then you've come to the right place! Meet the stunning Lily of the Nile. This South African native produces tall, slender stalks that meet blue, trumpet shaped flowers at the top. Provide your Lily of the Nile with regular water and lots of admiration.

Planting Information

Planting Lily of the Nile

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 2 inches Deep
Plant Height up to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
View our Lily of the Nile Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
3 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 0.75 Sq. Ft
6 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1.5 Sq. Ft
9 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 2.25 Sq. Ft