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Eucomis *'Playa Blanca' DRY BULBS Large Bag (3 large bulbs)

Plant type: Bulb

Availability : Dry bulbs available Jan-Apl
This is a wonderful new variety of Pineapple Lily that I fell in love with after finding it in 2010. it has the largest 'top knot' of all the pineapple lilies I know, looking like an impressive hat sat upon the large heads of pure white flowers. Growing to around 2ft (60cm) tall, it forms a very impressive plant either for pots or the border.

Eucomis are of South African origin

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.
Our price: 20.00


Detailed Information
Height to 24" (60cm)
Spread 12" (30cm)
Flowering Period Summer/Autumn
Trecanna Rating 9
Hardiness Reasonably provided soil is dry in winter. Apply a 2-3" bark mulch in winter. Protect plants in pots in a frost free place.
Position Full sun or part-shade
Soil Well-drained but moist in spring/summer.
Crocosmia Eucomis *'Playa Blanca' DRY BULBS Large Bag (3 large bulbs)

Eucomis *'Playa Blanca' DRY BULBS Large Bag (3 large bulbs)
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