Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'

Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'

Pineapple lily

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'
  • Common name: Pineapple lily
  • Plant type: Bulb

Height: 50cm

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • Green
Foliage colour:
  • Bronze
  • Features: Attractive seed-heads, Dramatic foliage, Flowers

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Pineapple lily Eucomis comosa Sparkling Burgundy' bears a rosette of reddish-puple, strappy leaves, from which purple-tinged flowers are borne on an erect, purple stem.It's ideal for growing as summer bedding in a sheltered, sunny border, and is also well suited to growing in containers on a sunny patio, or indoors in the conservatory.

Despite its tenderness, Eucomis comosa Sparkling Burgundy' is easy to grow. Plant bulbs in pots in spring and move outside once all danger of frost has passed. Water frequently in dry weather. Dig up bulbs or move pots indoors in autumn and keep dry until the following spring.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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