Lily of the Nile, (Agapanthus africanus), also called African lily, perennial herbaceous plant of the amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae), native to Africa.
What is the name of a South African lily?
Agapanthus, commonly called the African lily, produce glorious clusters of lily-like blooms that last throughout the summer.
Is Aloe an African lily?
Other Names: Aloe Vera plants are also called Burn Plants and African Lily.
What is the African lily used for?
A plant of fertility and pregnancy – used by South African traditional healers as phytomedicine to treat ailments related to pregnancy and to facilitate labor. Orally or rectally, as a decoction, to ensure an easy delivery and a healthy child.
What does a African lily look like?
African Lily Appearance
African lilies produce rounded clusters of flowers. Each flower grouping has as many as 40 to 100 individual, tubular shaped blossoms. The leaves of the plant are deep green, with blossoms that come in a variety of hues, including pink, violet or white. The traditional color is deep violet blue.
What is the flower of Africa?
The king protea is the national flower of South Africa. It also is the flagship of the Protea Atlas Project, run by the South African National Botanical Institute.
What three colors does the African Lily come in?
The flowers are funnel-shaped and typically blue, purple, or white in colour; the clusters are borne on long stalks.
Are African lilies poisonous to dogs?
Lilies are extremely potent and cause acute kidney failure in cats; few cats survive. Lilies will cause vomiting and diarrhea in dogs, but not kidney damage.