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Eucomis bicolor

Also called Pineapple flower


Eucomis bicolor - Pineapple Lily

More About Eucomis bicolor

  • Clusters of pale green, star-shaped flowers with maroon margins
  • Above the flowers rests a cluster of leafy, green bracts giving it the appearance of a pineapple
  • Thick, stocky stems with purple, speckled markings
  • Wavy, oblong, basal leaves, up to 50 cm long
  • The underside of the leaf may also have purple speckles
  • Bloom Time: Late summer

Zone:

8

Height:

30-60 cm

Spread:

30-60 cm

Colour:

Green
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Pineapple Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a fertile, humus, rich, well-drained soil, in full sun. Recommended for container planters (in Zone 5). Must be overwintered in a frost-free, dry environment. 


Eucomis bicolor Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green