Eucomis comosa 'XXL'
Eucomis comosa 'XXL'
Eucomis comosa 'XXL'
Eucomis comosa 'XXL'
Eucomis comosa 'XXL'
Eucomis comosa 'XXL'
Eucomis comosa 'XXL'

Eucomis comosa 'XXL'

"Pineapple lily"

Eucomis comosa 'XXL'

1 bulbs — £6.93

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You can expect your order in March 2024

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Description

Eucomis comosa is a bulbous perennial that makes long flower clusters with a pineapple-like rosette at the top. It has arching, strap-shaped, green leaves and, from August onwards, upright pale green stems carry dense clusters of flowers in cream and various shades of pink. The blooms are scented too, and they may even be cut and stood in a vase of water indoors, where they last for weeks. These XXL bulbs are 30/+cm in size and are a surefire route to some real flower-power in summer!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Eucomis comosa

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Bulb size

    30/+

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    9 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Sandy
    Loam
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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