crocosmia
Specialists in South African Plants, Crocosmia, Eucomis and bulbs from around the world
Trecanna Nursery HomepageOrdering InformationVisiting Trecanna Nursery in CornwallUseful WWW LinksContacting Trecanna Nursery
 
crocosmia crocosmia crocosmia
A - PlantsB - PlantsC - PlantsD - PlantsE - PlantsF - PlantsG - PlantsH - PlantsI - PlantsJ - PlantsK - PlantsL - PlantsM - Plants
N - PlantsO - PlantsP - PlantsQ - PlantsR - PlantsS - PlantsT - PlantsU - PlantsV - PlantsW - PlantsX - PlantsY - PlantsZ - Plants

Eucomis *bicolor - Pineapple Lily - DRY BULBS (Jan to Apl)- Small bag (1 bulb)

Plant type: Bulb

Availability : Dry bulbs available from Feb to Apl
Probably the best form of pineapple lily to start with, growing to around 18" and bearing creamy flowers with purple edges. The rich-green fleshy leaves are wide and usually heavily marked with random purple spots on the underside. Excellent in pots and well drained borders Hardy provided the soil is well drained.

SOUTH AFRICAN COLLECTION

PLANT IN SPRING

Eucomis originate in Southern Africa and are commonly known as 'Pineapple Lilies' due to the obvious resemblance of the flower head and its crown of leafy bracts. The display lasts from summer to late autumn which is exceptional for a bulb. They make excellent container plants and are lovely in the border. Water and feed well whilst in growth, but keep the soil dry in winter. Eucomis are surprisingly hardy provided they have a winter mulch and good drainage. For full growing tips click on 'Cultivation Guides' on the menu on the left.
Excellent for summer & autumn interest
Our price: 3.00


Detailed Information
Height 18" (45cm)
Spread 12" (30cm)
Flowering Period Summer/Autumn
Trecanna Rating 9
Hardiness Normally hardy provided soil is well-drained and 2-3 " mulch is applied in winter.
Position Full sun or part-shade
Soil Moist in spring but well-drained.
Crocosmia Eucomis *bicolor - Pineapple Lily - DRY BULBS (Jan to Apl)- Small bag (1 bulb)

Eucomis *bicolor - Pineapple Lily - DRY BULBS (Jan to Apl)- Small bag (1 bulb)
from Trecanna Nursery


Go Back
    Trecanna Nursery    info@trecanna.com    T&Cs    site design - Futurestore