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Eucomis autumnalis, Eucomis undulata , Pineapple Lily
Eucomis autumnalis subsp. clavata

Eucomis autumnalis, Eucomis undulata

Pineapple Lily
Family: Asparagaceae    (Formerly:Hyacinthaceae / Liliaceae)
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Origin: South Africa
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterUnusual color

The Pineapple Lily is grown for its unusual flower heads that either resemble pineapples or are perfectly cylindrical. The leaves are thick and lance shaped and make up a full basal rosette. Pineapple Lilies like rich, loose soil and full sun. They will grow in partial shade, but will have fewer and smaller flowers.

In zone 6 and lower, Pineapple Lily bulbs must be stored for the winter.

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