Eucomis vandermerwei

Eucomis vandermerwei

Van Der Merwe pineapple lily, Octopus


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14 In stock

SKU: 12454506


Family Asparagaceae
Originating from N South Africa

Bulbous perennial producing a rosette of wavy-edged, strap-shaped, dark green leaves, heavily blotched with dark purple-red. Star-shaped, purple flowers are produced in late summer with a cluster of purple-edged, dark green bracts at the top.
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun.

Height and spread after 1 – 2 years 25cm x 20cm
Semi mature height and spread after 4 – 5 years 25cm x 40cm


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Foliage type


Low clump forming, Upright

Height after 10 years

Light requirement


Plant Type

Low herbaceous plant

Season of interest

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