Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Sparkling Burgundy Purple Pineapple Lily
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Item #: 1796
Zones: 6b to 9b, at least
Height: 20" tall
Origin: South Africa
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
We selected this dramatic, purple-foliaged pineapple lily as a seedling in 1983, and it has now become one of the most talked-about plants in our garden. This dramatic accent plant produces strap-like foliage of dark burgundy forming a rosette to 24" wide. In late summer, the clump produces a 20" tall bloom stalk resembling a miniature purple pineapple...very cool! Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy' is very easy to grow and tolerates a wide range of garden abuses. In cooler climates, it makes a great color-bowl combo plant!