African lily definition

  • noun:
    • A plant for the types Agapanthus umbellatus having a quick stem bearing a tuft of long, slim, arching leaves 1/2 to 2 ft. very long and a central flower stalk 2 to 3 ft. large, closing in an umbel of brilliant blue, funnel-shaped flowers.
    • the blue-flowered Agapanthus umbellatus.
    • African plant with brilliant green evergreen leaves and umbels of numerous often deep violet-blue blossoms

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