Pineapple Lily (Eucomis comosa 'Oakhurst')

Botanical names:
Eucomis comosa Accepted
Eucomis punctata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 1'6" to 2'6"
Plant Spread: 1 to 2'
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Offsets
Pollinators: Flies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-07-09
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Location: lynnwood waDate: Sep 5, 2011 9:41 AMplanted in partial shaded area
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2010-07-31
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Date: 2006-03-20Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries,Inc. wwwterranovanurseries.co
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-06-27
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Location: central IllinoisDate: fallNote the stealthy mantis hiding, ready to snatch some not expecti
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-07-13
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Location: Georgia, USASeed-grown plants will not be true to cultivar.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-06-09
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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 19, 2011 2:14 PM

Stunning.

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jmorth On November 11, 2014 Winterized
Moved from garage to basement to overwinter dry in it's pot.
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