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Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’

Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy is native to South Africa. They also call it Pineapple LilySparkling Burgundy‘. It is a member of the Asparagaceae family of plants. It is a bulbous perennial. It grows to 2ft or 60cm. Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy‘ is very easy to grow. Eucomis comosa is deciduous.

Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy‘ has reddish-purple leaves. They are strap-shaped. The rosette of leaves is similar to the pineapple leaves. Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy‘ flowers in the summer. The flowers last six to eight weeks. The flowers grow on racemes and have a hint of purple. They are star-shaped. The flowers are rich in nectar.

Pineapple Lily
Pineapple Lily

How to grow Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy‘:

Grow it in the sun. Plant it in fertile, rich, moist but well-drained soil. It will tolerate partial shade but shade could affect flowering. Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy‘ is disease-free and pest-free. It is also deer-resistant. Propagate Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy‘ from seeds or by offsets.

Eucomis Comosa, Sparkling Burgundy
Eucomis Comosa, Sparkling Burgundy also called Pineaplle Lily
Eucomis Comosa, Sparkling Burgundy
Eucomis Comosa, Sparkling Burgundy at Kew Gardens

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