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Eucomis pallidiflora ssp. pole-evansii
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Eucomis pallidiflora ssp. pole-evansii

Giant Pineapple Lily

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Item #: 4301

Zones: 7a to 10b, at least

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: South Africa

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

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Eucomis pole-evansii is certainly the king of the pineapple lilies. In the wild, this amazing species can reach 6' in height. So far, we have achieved only a miniscule 3' tall in our garden. Resembling the other eucomis species, E. pole-evansii makes an upright rosette of thick, glossy, strap-like leaves. In June and July, the clumps are topped with giant pineapple-like stalks of flowers that can reach as high as 6'...someday.