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Eucomis humilis 'Twinkle Stars'
Common Name: Pineapple Lily Family: Hyacinthaceae (The Hyacinth Family)

Eucomis humilis 'Twinkle Stars'
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Pink-purple flowers with yellow stamens that practically light up when the sun shines on the plant. Very nice purple-red seed pods. Good cut-flower. Very easy to grow and tolerates a wide range of garden conditions. Full sun for best foliage colour. Grow through a carpet of Thymus pseudolanguinosus (wooly thyme) or Sedum spurium 'Voodoo'.


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 ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourBurgundy 
Hardiness Zone6b-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Sedum spurium "'Voodoo'"
Thymus pseudolanguinosus

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