The Dwarf African lily (Agapanthus praecox ssp. minimus) belongs to Liliaceae (the Lily family). It is an evergreen perennial herb that is distributed in the southeastern Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. It grows in open forests, along beaches and rivers, and is 40-60 cm tall. It produces long, narrow linear leaves from rhizomes. In late summer, it produces hemispherical, pale blue, funnel-shaped flowers on straight green scapes. The photo shows the white-flowered garden variety 'Albus'.