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Pineapple Lily Oakhurst in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Eucomis comosa 'Oakhurst'

 

Pineapple Lily 'Oakhurst'

A flowering bulbous perennial with a distinctive tuft of leaves above a column of tiny flowers. The leaves are strap-shaped. The flowers come in a range of mostly pastel colours - white, creams, yellows, mauves, and pinks. The flowering season is from late Summer to Autumn. 'Oakhurst' has large purple-green strap like foliage during the summer, and produces a large purple flowering stem with greenish-mauve star-like flowers. Requires dry winter dormancy in a frost free environment.

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plant Features
  • Pineapple Lily Oakhurst likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Pineapple Lily Oakhurst likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Pineapple Lily Oakhurst is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Pineapple Lily Oakhurst likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Pineapple Lily 'Oakhurst'

Latin name

Eucomis comosa 'Oakhurst'

type

Bulb

family

Asparagaceae

ph

6.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Pineapple Lily Oakhurst likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Pineapple Lily Oakhurst is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Pineapple Lily Oakhurst likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Pineapple Lily Oakhurst likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Pineapple Lily Oakhurst is 0.30meters x 1.00meters 0.30 M 1.00 M

Eucomis comosa 'Oakhurst'

A flowering bulbous perennial with a distinctive tuft of leaves above a column of tiny flowers. The leaves are strap-shaped. The flowers come in a range of mostly pastel colours - white, creams, yellows, mauves, and pinks. The flowering season is from late Summer to Autumn. 'Oakhurst' has large purple-green strap like foliage during the summer, and produces a large purple flowering stem with greenish-mauve star-like flowers. Requires dry winter dormancy in a frost free environment.


Flowering

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Flowering period is from late Summer to mid Autumn

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Bulbs can be planted in Spring in pots or in the ground, (but are best started in pots and planted out once growth has started).

 

Propagating

From Late Autumn TO Late Autumn

Bulblets can be planted in to pots. Propagation can also be done by leaf cuttings.

 
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