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Eucomis autumnalis ssp. clavata
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Eucomis autumnalis ssp. clavata

Autumn Pineapple Lily

Item #: 4036

Zones: 6a to 9b

Height: 20" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: South Africa

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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This easy-to-grow and drought-tolerant South African species forms attractive rosettes of very wavy-margined, fat and fleshy green leaves. E. autumnalis ssp. clavata differs from the other species in that the leaves are incredibly thick, feeling more like a bald tire than a plant leaf. In July in NC, the clumps are topped with typical pineapple-like flower spikes of yellow-green.