Agapanthus DWARF WHITE. (Liliaceae). – Dwarf White Agapanthus (e) This tufted, hardy, evergreen perennial has strap-like leaves, umbels of white flowers in spring and summer, grows in shade or sun. It is impressive in mass plantings or borders along flowerbeds and paths. They make wonderful cut flowers and the plant looks good all year round. It is also a good plant for the difficult areas that are in shade for part of the year. They attract insects to the garden and thus birds. They also have many medicinal and magical uses. Sowing: Sow seeds in summer in a well drained medium. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: Jan 2014.