Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Photo by Terra Nova Nurseries taken at Terra Nova Nurseries, OR
Eucomis 'Dark Star'
Dark Star Pineapple Lily
Item #: 5032
Zones: 7a to 9b, at least
Height: 10" tall
Eucomis 'Dark Star' is the latest Terra Nova hybrid involving the dwarf Eucomis zambesiaca and Eucomis vandermerwei. The result is one of the most amazing dwarf pineapple lilies that we've ever seen. Eucomis 'Dark Star' is aptly named as it truly resembles dwarf purple stars in the garden. The tiny 10" tall x 14" wide clump of narrow, dark purple, fleshy leaves splay out at ground level and are topped with a short 10" spike of pinkish pineapple-like flowers in midsummer...sooo cool!
Flower Color: Purple/Lavender
Bloom Time: Summer
Container Role: Thrillers
Other: Butterfly Attracting Plants , Cut Flower Plants , Deer Resistant Plants , Drought Tolerant Plants , Groundcovers , Hummingbird Plants , Pollinator Plants , Medicinal Plants , Tropical Looking Plants , Xeriscaping Plants , Colored Foliage , Patterned Foliage