Eucomis montana has fragrant "pineapples" of white flowers rising above rosettes of strap-like leaves. Use Eucomis in pots or the garden.
Eucomis montana is a stately pineapple lily with glowing green foliage and tall spikes of white flowers that look like pineapples. The flowers smell pleasingly like coconut sunscreen. Very easy to grow and perfectly hardy even to zone 6 with a good mulch. Full sun for best foliage colour. Grow in containers or the ground.
Common Name: Pineapple Lily
Family: Hyacinthaceae (The Hyacinth Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Part Sun, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Burgundy
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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