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Eucomis ‘Freckles’


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This dwarf pineapple lily has it all – a vigorously clumping habit, spotted leaves, wavy margins, and attractive rose red flowers. A much larger plant than E. vandermerwei. A dramatic breakthrough for those that want to have something different, yet easy to grow! A wonderful container plant or use in front of the border and in mixed beds.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 14″ / 10″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September

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SKU: EUCFRE Categories: ,
Common Name Dwarf Pineapple lily
Family Asparagaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22769
EU Grant # --
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Growth Habit
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 14" / 10"
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Soil Coarse and slightly organic.
pH 5.5 - 7.5
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Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Dormant in winter.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? It is much bigger and has many more crowns than E. vandermerwei 'Octopus'. It is an extremely well spotted form with a vigorously clumping habit and with nice rose red flowers.
Landscape Value Container, border, mixed beds, edging, rock gardens.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Easy to grow.
Grower Notes For plants grown under cover, greater uniformity can be achieved by starting forcing at 68°F-78°F until stem emergence. Following emergence, production temperatures of 60°F-85°F days and 50°F-65°F nights are best.
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