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Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Common Name: Pineapple Lily Family: Hyacinthaceae (The Hyacinth Family)

Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'
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This is among the best of all the pineapple lilies with dramatic purple foliage. The bold strap-like leaves form a rosette to two feet wide. In late summer, the clump produces a 20' tall bloom stalk resembling a miniature purple pineapple! Very easy to grow and tolerates a wide range of garden conditions. Full sun for best foliage colour. Grow through a carpet of Geranium 'Ballerina' or Sedum 'Angelina'.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Southern Africa and Madagascar
Garden Origin

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourBurgundy 
Hardiness Zone6b-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Geranium cinereum "'Ballerina'"
Sedum rupestre "'Angelina'"

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