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Eucomis vandermerwei


Pineapple Lily




Origin:  Southern Africa.
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Eucomis
Species
vandermerwei
Category
Bulbs, Tropicals
USDA Hardiness Zone
9b - 10a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
Requires cool season protection under glass.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H3
Temperature (°C)
-4 - 2
Temperature (°F)
25 - 35
Height
30 - 45 cm
Spread
45 - 60 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JulyAugustSeptember
Cultivation
Plant in full sun in rich, well-drained soil.
Growth
Medium
Pests
Generally pest and disease free.
Notable Specimens
The A.M. Cuddy Gardens, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
Propagate by seed, sown in autumn or spring or by division of offsets.
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