African Lily (Agapanthus africanus) grows strappy green leaves and stately stalks with clusters of blue or white flowers rising up to 3 feet tall. Plant it from October to February, placing the tip of the rhizome just below the surface in full sun to partial shade. Keep it evenly moist during the growing season.
With its large, double pink blooms, it's no wonder this gorgeous variety won a top award from the American Peony Society. Name: Paeonia 'Pillow Talk' Bloom Time: Mid- to late season Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: 32 inches tall Zones: 3-7 Native to North America: No Why We Love It: The large pink blooms are slightly bicolored and beautifully fragrant. Its strong stems also make it a good cut flower.