Pineapple Lily (Eucomis comosa)

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'
Plant Spread: 1'6" to 2'
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Pollinators: Flies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Preferred depth: tips at soil surface
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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