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susieg

I have a small urban walled garden of exotics, cottage, topiary, and a coastal garden I can't wait to fill with exotics, cottage, topiary...

Eucomis bicolor

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susieg

Morning all. My weirdly wonderful pineapple lily after the rain 💕. Have a lovely day. #pineapplelily #eucomis #eucomisbicolor #exotic #tropical #foliage

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ulrikagustafsson

Good evening 🙂My mother has a #pineapplelily and I'm a bit envious of it. Beautiful!

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gjones

Beautiful- love the colours

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daisy-jane

Morning Susie gorgeous pic just love the red edge's 😍😘👍

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susieg

Morning Ulrika. They are so easy to grow. You should try it. Mine's in a pot and I don't really do anything with it. It would need protecting in winter where you are though @ulrikagustafsson

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susieg

Morning Katy & Glyn and thank you. Yes they look so spectacular in the border @gjones 🤗

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susieg

Morning Jane. Yes o coloured them in yesterday. Not bad for a day's work, eh? 😉😄 @daisy-jane

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daisy-jane

You have a very steady hand Susie 😋👍

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susieg

😂 it's the wine Jane 😄🍷 @daisy-jane

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daisy-jane

Ah that explains it then Susie 😄😂😂😂👍

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ulrikagustafsson

I must try one next year. 🙂

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susieg

Morning everyone. Check out the weird and wonderful growths on my pineapple lily, which for the purposes of today's challenge I'm calling #berries 😊 #pineapplelily #eucomis #eucomisbicolor #exotic #tropical

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porto

This has to be my favorite so far in my garden @susieg 👌 it stinks 😷 but a absolutely stunning plant😉👌

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bigemrg

How wonderful! My Pineapple Lilies promised lots this year, but delivered little unfortunately! Hopefully they'll be better next year! Have a good day! 😀

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susieg

I'm sure they will Ian. 🤞🏻 @bigemrg

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susieg

😄 yes the trick is to admire it from afar David 😉 @porto

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gjones

Didn't know they didn't smell nice! Such a shame as they're so pretty!

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susieg

Morning everyone. Love watching these strange beauties all summer as they grow. Oh, and there's Annabelle behind. #unusual #pineapplelily #eucomis #eucomisbicolor #tropical #pot #hydrangea #hydrangeaannabelle #annabelle

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jonners73

Lovely @susieg

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rachelbrooks

Morning, well now you're making me double well jeal...Annabelle is deceased and I've no buds on my Pineapple lily...I'll just have to enjoy yours again this year instead! 😉💚

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lexijane

Morning chick. I'm definitely getting one of these next year 👌🏼👌🏼

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flof1952

Morning Susie ......very pleased with mine too. Fascinating plant :)

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gjones

Beautiful plant😍

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jacaranda

I've never tried to grow these, Susie. Are they easy plants or a bit on the fussy side? Yours look stunning! @susieg 😘

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pauline33

Morning Susie they are amazing flowers 👌have a great day 😊😍

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godfreye

Love them🤗

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Keely

Morning Susie they are beauties a bit of Caribbean delight 🍸🍸🍸

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jendren

Lovely. Look totally tropical!

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ukgardentags

#augustblooms 😁

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susieg

Morning everyone. My wonderfully weird pineapple lilies are waking up. #pineapplelily #tropical #exotic #eucomis #wonderfullyweird

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lexijane

Good morning Susie 😊

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flof1952

Morning Susie .......fascinating flowers. I planted 3 bulbs this year ......love them :)

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bigemrg

Morning Susie! Still waiting for mine! 😀

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pauline33

Morning Susie they are beautiful flowers look forward to seeing them in full bloom 🤗😊😍

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susieg

Morning everyone. Sorry for the late reply but I was late at work and out for the evening. 🙋🏼 Lexi @lexijane I'm sure you will enjoy your new bulbs Pauline. They really are fascinating @flof1952 I'm sure they won't be long Ian @bigemrg and you and me both Pauline 🤗 @pauline33

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pauline33

Morning Susie hope you had a lovely evening 😊💚

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susieg

Morning everyone. A #pineapplelily #eucomis from my garden last #summer for #flashbackfriday with #hydrangea #annabelle behind. #hydrangeaannabelle #pot

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jadojado29

Morning Susie @susieg Absolutely Stunning 👌 love it 😍. Hope you have a great day Susie 😘

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pelly

Morning Susie. 😊😊

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juliesgarden

Wow that's fab 👍👍

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bigemrg

That looks great Susie! I've got one for this year and hope it looks as good! 😀

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susieg

Thanks very much Suzie 🤗 and you too @jadojado29

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susieg

Afternoon Jane 😊 @pelly

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susieg

Aw thanks Julie 😊 @juliesgarden

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susieg

Afternoon Ian. How exciting. I'm sure it will. They are fab @bigemrg

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gjones

They're gorgeous! Was tempted to try them but decided not this year.

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columbiariver

Gorgeous plant!

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Keely

Gawjus 💚💚💚

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susieg

Morning everyone - end of a very busy week for me. ☺️ probably a bit late but here's some #greenflowers from the summer. Have a lovely day! #exotic #tropical

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lovemygarden65

Beautiful 💚💜

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jadojado29

Good morning Susie @susieg might be late but they are Stunning & a Stunning photo 😍 hope you have a lovely day 😘

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Keely

They look lovely 👌 morning 🙋

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hagar

Beautiful, another one for the list.

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brightcolours

#eucomis #pineapplelily #bicolour

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gjones

Very pretty like it a lot!

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Sussanah

💋

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susieg

Thank you all for your lovely comments @lovemygarden65 @jadojado29 @Keely @brightcolours @gjones @Sussanah and @hagar you won't regret it! 🤗

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SikoMa

These are so beautiful and dramatic. I love the outlining💜. Very refined looking😍

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sabbanrula

Really great 💚💚

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susieg

Good morning everyone! Here's a little #autumnsunshine catching the leaves of my #pineapplelily Have a good last day of the week 🤗 #exotic #tropical

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rachelbrooks

Morning! Lovely micro hosta you have there 😁 have a fab day 👍🏼 are you back to work on Monday? 😳

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susieg

😂😂😂 thanks Rachel. And yes back to work on Monday ☹️ it's gone so quickly 😯

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jadojado29

Good morning Susie @susieg love these pineapple lillies on my list for next year. Hope you have a lovely Friday Susie . Rachel that's cruel to remind Susie she is back at work on Monday 😂😂 mind you I would have said the same 😂😘

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nessas

Lovely Susie enjoy your last few days off 😊

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susieg

Thank you @jadojado29 and you won't regret planting them, they're fascinating. Yes I'm trying not to think about Monday 😖 and thank you @nessas I'm going to try to make the most of my last few days. ☺️

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yodamama

Good morning Susie.🙋🏻

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bigemrg

Love the look of these! Must remember to try them next year!

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susieg

Good afternoon @yodamama and @bigemrg - I can thoroughly recommend them 👍

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susanhumphrey333

Afternoon Suzie. On my wish list but we don't always get what we wish for 😂

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susieg

Ain't that the truth Sue. 😂 But if you try sometime you just might find you get what you need @susanhumphrey333 as someone once sang 😊

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susanhumphrey333

👍👏😂

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susieg

#foliage #eucomis #pineapplelily #tropical #exotic

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SikoMa

Lovely😍

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susieg

Thanks @SikoMa 🤗

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rachelbrooks

Still love! 😉💚🍍🍍🍍

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susieg

Thanks @rachelbrooks you'll have to put them on your Christmas list! 🤗

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rachelbrooks

That's going to be a lonnnngg list! 🙈😂

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susieg

😂 Tell me about it ... 🙊🙈

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susieg

One of my favourites 🍍🍃🌿🌱🍀☘🍂🍁#dayoftheleaf #pineapplelily #eucomis #foliage #green

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linfoster

That's lovely 😊

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susieg

Thank you @linfoster 😊

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angiecrazycatlady

Thats gorgeous 😄

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rachelbrooks

Little baby Hosta on top of a pineapple! Fabulously bonkers flower - love it! 👏🏼💚

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susieg

It's ridiculous and brilliant @rachelbrooks 🤗

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susieg

Thank you @rainygirl70 🤗

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rachelbrooks

A perfect combination! 😜🤓

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susieg

I like the hosta analogy too - the only one in my garden that hasn't got 🐌 damage @rachelbrooks 😬

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rachelbrooks

Hmm...I hear ya Susie! Perhaps we should all grow these and call them micro hostas! 😉

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lbohlin

Wow!! 😍

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susieg

😂😂😂 @rachelbrooks yes! And we could construct a walkway through them so people could only send them from above! They'd never know!

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susieg

#macro #pineapplelily #upclose

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SikoMa

I looooove the detail on these little beauties😍

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susieg

Thank you @SikoMa they are kind of amazing

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godfreye

Love them🤗

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ulrikagustafsson

They are even better close up!

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sammys

Wow i love it

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susieg

Thank you @godfreye @ulrikagustafsson and @sammys 😊

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pauline33

Fabulous plant and 📸👏💞

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susieg

Thank you @pauline33 it's hard to take a bad pic of a pineapple lily as they are so interesting. 😊

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pauline33

Defiantly having one next year 👍💜

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rachelbrooks

Still loving it! @susieg 🍍🍍🍍

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susieg

#upclose #pineapplelily #eucomis #macro

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TheGardenWife

Oh yeah! Brilliant plants and a lovely photo 🤗👍

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susieg

Thanks! They're fab aren't they @TheGardenWife 😊

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rachelbrooks

Fab shot! Love this 💚💜 @susieg

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susieg

Thanks @rachelbrooks 😊

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susieg

Check it out now @rachelbrooks - such an interesting plant #exotic #pineapplelily #tropical

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jeatacake

Amazing p!ant 👍

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rachelbrooks

That is such a cool plant - I love it 🍍💚 @susieg Most definitely on the wish list! 👌🏼

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susieg

These wish lists are dangerous things @rachelbrooks 🌹🌴🌺🌷🌸🌿💰💰💰💰💰

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scully

Gorgeous plant

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susieg

Thank you @scully and welcome

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rachelbrooks

Oh that they are 😁😁 @susieg Not quite sure where everything on my wishlist is going to go...😂😂

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barbbrown

Grown in England ?

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susieg

Yes, @barbbrown. Hard to believe I know, but it does really well in my pots in London. Might struggle in cooler areas.

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barbbrown

Fabulous . We re in the South , Basingstoke so should be fine ! 🌞🌞

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susieg

Go for it @barbbrown 👍

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jax63

Wonderful plant 🌸

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susieg

And from above #exotic

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pauline33

Love it 👍😊💞

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susieg

#exotic

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jadojado29

Beautiful @susieg 💖

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susieg

Thank you @jadojado29

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rachelbrooks

Ooh! I like it 👌🏼 🍍🍍 do you grow it in the ground or a pot? @susieg

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susieg

@rachelbrooks thank you! I think they are really special. I have them in pots and they seem perfectly happy but I'm sure you could also grow them in the ground

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rachelbrooks

Hmm, 🤔 don't think lilies like my heavy clay, but will definitely give it a go in a pot 👍🏼 Another one for the wish list! Love the top - looks like a mini Hosta! @susieg

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susieg

The whole thing is gorgeous even the stem, which has burgundy flecks on it. @rachelbrooks and the luscious leaves ...

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rachelbrooks

Ok, you've twisted my arm 😜I'll get one! 👍🏼

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susieg

@rachelbrooks you won't regret it! ✔️✔️✔️

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rachelbrooks

By the way...did you go rose shopping? 😁 @susieg

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susieg

@rachelbrooks not yet, thought I'd wait till Autumn but v excited about it! 🌹🌹🌹🌹

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susieg

Gives such an #exotic look to the garden

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