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ORIGIN OF THE SAYING "BEWARE THE AGAPANTHUS"

Posted by PHIL MACHIN on November 21, 1999

I am trying to find the origin of the saying "Beware the agapanthus". I know that the agapanthus is a flower (the African Lily) and that the name comes from the Greek for love (agape) and flower (anthos). But why should anyone beware this flower? Any answers would be gratefully received.

Phil Machin