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Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’

Pineapple lily

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Plant does not flower in January

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Plant does not flower in September

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'
  • Common name: Pineapple lily
  • Family: Hyacinthaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb
Flower colour:

Green

Foliage colour:

Bronze

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.

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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.

How to grow Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy' and wildlife

Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy' poisonous?

Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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