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Eucomis Bicolor (Pack of 3 Bulbs)
Eucomis Bicolor (Pack of 3 Bulbs) Eucomis Bicolor Eucomis Bicolor 'The Pineapple Lily' The pineapple lily Eucomis Bicolor
Eucomis Bicolor is also known as the Pineapple Lily.

Eucomis are bulbous perennials forming a large pineapple shaped formation with an erect stem bearing many star-shaped flowers, topped by a crown leaves. Eucomis flower in late summer and early autumn.

E. bicolor is a perennial that will grow to 45-50cm tall, bearing a dense amount of star-shaped pale green flowers with each tepal edged in a dark purple colour. Eucomis bulbs will flower in late summer and early autumn.


How to plant Eucomis

  • Find a location in full sun/partial shade.
  • Eucomis can be grown in most soil types, please ensure it is well-drained.
  • Water freely when in flower. 

How to plant Eucomis in pots

  • We recommend planting in a loam-based compost like John Innes No.3 with added grit.
  • Mix 2/3 compost to 1/3 horticultural grit. 
  • Plant in a wide, shallow pan container.
  • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.
  • Allow 7-15cm (3-6") apart.

How to plant Eucomis in the garden

  • Plant each bulb 10-15cm (4-6") deep to protect from frost damage and 15cm (6") apart.

Description

Eucomis Bicolor is also known as the Pineapple Lily.

Eucomis are bulbous perennials forming a large pineapple shaped formation with an erect stem bearing many star-shaped flowers, topped by a crown leaves. Eucomis flower in late summer and early autumn.

E. bicolor is a perennial that will grow to 45-50cm tall, bearing a dense amount of star-shaped pale green flowers with each tepal edged in a dark purple colour. Eucomis bulbs will flower in late summer and early autumn.


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Delivery / Returns

Summer Flowering Bulbs are delivered in Spring

Delivery and P&P

Summer Flowering Bulbs are dispatched from the end of February to June.
All orders should be dispatched within 3-5 working days during this time.
Postage cost to the UK is £4.99. If you are ordering from outside the UK, postage costs will vary. See Delivery page.
When your order is due for dispatch, you will receive a tracking email from us to track your parcel with the Royal Mail.
Your parcel will be sent on a 48 hour tracked service.

Returns and Refunds

You have the right to cancel your order at any time before it is dispatched.
All returns must be returned at your cost within 7 days of receipt.
Payment for the returned goods will be refunded within 7 days of the goods being received by us, less the postage charges.


Planting & Growing Instructions

How to plant Eucomis

  • Find a location in full sun/partial shade.
  • Eucomis can be grown in most soil types, please ensure it is well-drained.
  • Water freely when in flower. 

How to plant Eucomis in pots

  • We recommend planting in a loam-based compost like John Innes No.3 with added grit.
  • Mix 2/3 compost to 1/3 horticultural grit. 
  • Plant in a wide, shallow pan container.
  • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.
  • Allow 7-15cm (3-6") apart.

How to plant Eucomis in the garden

  • Plant each bulb 10-15cm (4-6") deep to protect from frost damage and 15cm (6") apart.

Care Instructions

How to care for Eucomis

  • Eucomis may need protecting over winter. Apply a mulch to protect from hard frosts. Cover with 10cm thick of bark or leaf mould. 
  • Containers can be kept in a frost-free place over winter, bring them into shelter from October. Allow the compost to dry out for the bulbs to become dormant. 
  • If you wish to lift them, dry the bulbs off and store them in a frost-free place such as a shed or greenhouse. 
  • In the spring, give your pots a top dress with a general fertiliser like Growmore. 
£7.50

Eucomis Bicolor (Pack of 3 Bulbs)

Pineapple Lily
Quantity Price
1+ £7.50
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Flowering Period: July/August

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Specification
Also known as: Pineapple Lily
Genus: Eucomis
Colours: Pale green with purple edge
Aspect: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height: 40cm / 16"
Planting period: Spring
Soil Type: Well drained Soil
Bulb Size: 14/16cm
Shipping est: Pre-Order now for delivery in Spring
Delivery time: Spring delivery (Feb to June 2021)
Also suitable for containers: Yes
Scented: No
Double flowered: No
Border Position: Front/Middle
SKU SKU17673
  • Description
    Eucomis Bicolor is also known as the Pineapple Lily.

    Eucomis are bulbous perennials forming a large pineapple shaped formation with an erect stem bearing many star-shaped flowers, topped by a crown leaves. Eucomis flower in late summer and early autumn.

    E. bicolor is a perennial that will grow to 45-50cm tall, bearing a dense amount of star-shaped pale green flowers with each tepal edged in a dark purple colour. Eucomis bulbs will flower in late summer and early autumn.


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  • Planting & Growing Instructions

    How to plant Eucomis

    • Find a location in full sun/partial shade.
    • Eucomis can be grown in most soil types, please ensure it is well-drained.
    • Water freely when in flower. 

    How to plant Eucomis in pots

    • We recommend planting in a loam-based compost like John Innes No.3 with added grit.
    • Mix 2/3 compost to 1/3 horticultural grit. 
    • Plant in a wide, shallow pan container.
    • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.
    • Allow 7-15cm (3-6") apart.

    How to plant Eucomis in the garden

    • Plant each bulb 10-15cm (4-6") deep to protect from frost damage and 15cm (6") apart.
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