Straight A™ Blue Flare Lily of the Nile close up
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Prolific Straight A™ Blue Flare Lily of the Nile

  • Blooms Summer Through Fall
  • Honeybees and Butterflies Love These Flowers
  • Bicolored Light Blue with Dark Blue Midrib
  • Great Cut Flowers
  • Compact, Strappy Foliage
  • Easy Care Agapanthus
  • Deer Tend to Leave Them Alone

Modern landscapes rely on streamlined flowers for an elegant display without ostentation or fuss. Straight A™ Blue Flare Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus praecox 'Blue Flare' PP# 26,422) produce beautiful, rounded clusters that are held high above the lush, gray-green foliage.

Each cluster is composed of tubular flowers that are the perfect shape for hummingbirds. You'll notice plenty of interest from beneficial pollinators and butterflies, too.

Incredible sky blue blooms are marked with a deeper blue midrib. The iced tones keep you cool in the height of summertime.

Perhaps best of all...the two toned blue flowers are long-lasting and very showy. Straight A blooms from summer all the way through fall.

Include their stylish bicolored blooms in your mixed garden beds or use as a low-maintenance border. Plant them 12 inches apart for a solid display.

These superior blue flowers make an impact...whether you need to brighten a commercial landscape, or want to elevate the visual interest around your pool deck. Plant plenty so you have enough to snip for indoor cut flower arrangements.

Attractive Straight A Blue Flare Lily of the Nile is also exceptionally easy-care. These durable plants love full sun and grow well in rich, well-drained soil with a moderate amount of moisture.

They are a perfect choice for mass planting along a sidewalk or patio. You'll love the soft look of the leaves brushing the concrete...and nothing beats those exceptional blue blooms!

Order popular Straight A™ Blue Flare Lily of the Nile from our perennial experts ASAP. We'll run out of these "designer secrets" quickly.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Straight A™ Blue Flare Lily of the Nile Is Suited to Grow in Zones 8-11
Growing Zones 8-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Agapanthus praecox 'Blue Flare'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 2 - 2 1/2 feet
Mature Spread 18 - 24 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Blue
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Late Autumn
Fragrant No