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PlantFiles: Giant Pineapple Lily
Eucomis pole-evansii

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Family: Hyacinthaceae
Genus: Eucomis (YOO-com-iss) (Info)
Species: pole-evansii (pohl eh-VANS-ee-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
Purple

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive jmorth On Mar 28, 2008, jmorth from Divernon, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Grown in a large pot here in central Illinois. Pot is overwintered in basement. Photo herewith shows pole-evansii alongside a more typical Eucomis for comparison.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Divernon, Illinois
Bishopville, Maryland
Gause, Texas
Mill Plain, Washington



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