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Eucomis ‘Glow Sticks’


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Glowing, sword-like foliage changes from coppery-gold in the spring to a burnished green-gold in the summer. The ruffled foliage is upright and not floppy like some cultivars. A true breakthrough in color that surprises our visitors. Creamy-white flowers on a pineapple-like spike complement the golden foliage. A simple and elegant beauty.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 15″ / 18″ / 18″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September

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SKU: EUCGLOSTI Categories: ,
Common Name Pineapple lily
Family Asparagaceae
Genus Eucomis
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 15" / 18" / 18"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time August, September
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Green, Lime, Yellow
Soil Coarse and slightly organic.
pH 5.5 - 7.5
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Low Water Usage
Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? The only yellow gold foliage Eucomis on the market. Smaller habit than 'Oakhurst' with nice short spikes of white flowers. When grown in full sun the leaves have nice wavy margins too.
Landscape Value Use as an accent or in a container, border, or edging.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Easy to grow.
Grower Notes Per literature "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°-65°F nights are best."
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