Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'

Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'

"Pineapple lily"

Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'

1 bulbs — £7.90

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Orders placed until 29 February 2024
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Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
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Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
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Description

Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy' is a gorgeous exotic bulb that has stood the test of time. When the leaves first come through in spring, they are deep, rich purple and hold themselves upright. As the season progresses, the colour changes to a matt bronze, then to an olive green, and then back to copper shades. The leaves also start turning over on themselves, providing a most attractive twisted look. The exuberant flower stems are a warm, rich maroon-purple. Individually, the stiff star-shaped flowers of Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy' open from the bottom of the spike upwards, opening into a lovely pinkish cream, with prominent cream stamens. As these flowers go over, the central knob develops into a solid, little button. As with all Eucomis, the flower spike is topped with a tuft of leaf-like bracts, giving it a pineapple-like appearance. 

Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy' is a very distinctive, long-lasting plant, which originally came from the dry screes and meadows of South Africa. For this reason, the best flower and leaf colour is achieved if you plant it in a sunny spot. In colder areas, it is a good idea to lift the bulbs from the ground in autumn, pot them up, and move them to a sheltered spot or cool greenhouse for winter.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • 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 'Sparkling Burgundy'

  • Flower colour

    Pink

  • Bulb size

    18/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Bronze, purple

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

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

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed until 29 February 2024
    You can expect your order in February/March 2024

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

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

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