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Image of Eucomis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Eucomis)

These bulbous perennials from southeastern Africa are grown for their large, often boldly marked leaves and their spikes of subtly hued flowers. All but one of the 11 or so species grow and flower in summer and die back in late fall.

Rosettes of handsome, broadly strap-shaped leaves grow directly from large, egg-shaped, shiny green or purplish bulbs. The leaves - which die back in fall - are often tinted, splotched, or flecked with purple. Spikes of star-shaped greenish, creamy-white, or purplish...

Image of Eucomis autumnalis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Autumn Pineapple Lily)

Forming clumping foliage with long-lasting white to green flower spikes great for cutting, pineapple lily is a great mixed border plant. Native to the rocky hillsides and grasslands of southeastern southern Africa, this pineapple lily species is a bulbous, tender perennial distinguished by its showy flower clusters somewhat resembling pineapples with a little leafy tuft atop the flower spike.

Emerging with the warm temperatures of spring, the broad, strap-shaped leaves of this eye-catching...

Image of Eucomis bicolor photo by: TL

TL

(King's Flower, Pineapple Lily)

Named for its pineapple-like, bract-crested flower spikes, this summer-flowering perennial bulb is native to South Africa. The spires of yellow-green, purple-edged flowers appear in summer above a lush clump of handsome, strap-like, light-green leaves.

This surprisingly hardy plant does well in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. It likes dryish conditions during its winter dormant period. Grow in containers or mixed borders or for cut flowers.

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International Flower Bulb Centre

(White King's Flower, White Pineapple Lily)

Named for its pineapple-like, bract-crested flower spikes, this summer-flowering perennial bulb is native to South Africa. The spires of yellow-green, purple-edged flowers appear in summer above a lush clump of handsome, strap-like, light-green leaves.

This surprisingly hardy plant does well in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. It likes dryish conditions during its winter dormant period. Grow in containers or mixed borders or for cut flowers.

Image of Eucomis comosa photo by: International Flower Bulb Centre

International Flower Bulb Centre

(Pineapple Flower, Pineapple Lily)

This summer-growing bulbous perennial from eastern South Africa is grown for its bold, often strikingly marked leaves and its showy flowers.

Emerging in spring from a large egg-shaped bulb, the wavy, light green, broadly strap-shaped leaves form a handsome rosette. The leaves - which die back in fall - often have purple markings or flushing. Tall cylindrical spikes of star-shaped white or pinkish flowers are borne on stout fleshy stalks (scapes) in summer. The scapes are often purple-flecked....

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Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

(Oakhurst Pineapple Lily, Pineapple Lily)

A selection of the South African native Eucomis comosa, this bulbous perennial is grown for its bold colorful leaves and its showy flowers.

Emerging in spring from a large egg-shaped bulb, the upright, purple-bronze, broadly strap-shaped leaves form a handsome rosette. The leaves die back in fall. Tall cylindrical spikes of star-shaped pink flowers are borne on stout fleshy burgundy-purple stalks in summer. A frilly crest of purple bracts overtops the flowers (giving rise to the common...

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James Burghardt

(Pineapple Lily, Sparkling Burgundy Pineapple Lily)

Native to South Africa, pineapple lilies are bulbous, tender perennials which are distinguished by their showy flower clusters somewhat resembling pineapples. The selection ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ features dramatic, dark purple foliage which adds a bold splash to summer containers and gardens.

Emerging with the warm temperatures of spring, the broad, strap-shaped leaves of this eye-catching perennial form a large, fountain-like rosette. Dense, cylindrical clusters of small, starry, light purple...

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Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

(Freckles Pineapple Lily, Hybrid Pineapple Lily)

The purple-flecked foliage and attractive flowers of this Terra Nova Nurseries introduction give it summer-long interest. It is probably a selection or hybrid of Eucomis vandermerwei, a summer-growing bulbous perennial from northern South Africa.

Emerging in spring from a large shiny purplish bulb, the strap-shaped, arching, wavy-edged leaves form a low rosette. The leaves - which die back in fall - are heavily dotted with purple. Spikes of star-shaped purple-pink flowers are borne...

Image of Eucomis pole-evansii photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Giant Pineapple Lily)

Forming clumping foliage with tall, long-lasting pale green flower spikes great for cutting, giant pineapple lily is a great mixed border plant. Native to the rocky hillsides South Africa, this pineapple lily species is a bulbous, tender perennial distinguished by its showy flower clusters somewhat resembling pineapples with a little leafy tuft atop the flower spike.

Emerging with the warm temperatures of spring, the broad, strap-shaped leaves of this eye-catching perennial form a large, fountain-like...

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James Burghardt

(Hybrid Pineapple Lily, Reuben Pineapple Lily)

Forming clumping foliage with long-lasting mauve and green flower spikes great for cutting, Reuben pineapple lily is a great mixed border plant. An attractive hybrid, this pineapple lily is a bulbous, tender perennial distinguished by its showy flower clusters somewhat resembling pineapples with a little leafy tuft atop the flower spike.

Emerging with the warm temperatures of spring, the broad, strap-shaped leaves of this eye-catching perennial form a fountain-like rosette. Dense, cylindrical...