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Eucomis bicolor /Pineapple Lily

Eucomis bicolor   / Eucomis bicolor
Amaryllis-like foliage and flowers
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Amaryllis-like foliage and flowers

Specimen in flower

Floral spike

Flowers and foliage

Flower on a weak, struggling plant

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Scientific Name: Eucomis bicolor
Common Name: Pineapple Lily
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Multicolored
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: After flowering this plant is still attractive in the perennial border. It is an excellent cut flower that will last up to two weeks. Plants can be grown from seeds, but it may take as much as five years for them to flower.