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Eucomis bicolor

Common name pineapple lily
Family hyacinthaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-10)
Flowers chartreuse (summer)
Size 18-30"
Light part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed Scarify, germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Bulb from South Africa producing spikes of starry lime-green flowers fringed in purple, rising above a clump of fleshy strap-shaped leaves. Suitable as cutflowers.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: front fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '21/'22 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G; no germination until scarification, which induces a flush in ~5d)

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