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Eucomis 'Aloha Maui'

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Eucomis 'Aloha Maui'
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 Eucomis 'Aloha Maui'Eucomis 'Aloha Maui' 
Price:  £7.23
List Price:  £8.50
Saving Of:  £1.27 (15%)
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5 in stock

Common Name: Pineapple Lily

Plant Family: Hyacinthaceae

Size/Qty:  1 large potted Bulb per 1.5L pot
Use:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


A new, dwarf cultivar, with spikes of white flowers in summer. Excellent in pots, kept  frost-free in winter. In the border, plant about 6 - 8" deep and mulch in cold areas. Leaves appear in late spring, so mark location with a label.


When to plant- Plant Eucomis bulbs between March and May. In frost prone areas it is best to start the bulbs off in pots and grow them on somewhere protected like a greenhouse or porch and then plant them out in the garden from around the end of May (depending on your area)
Site and Preparation- They like a very sunny position and well-drained soil. When planting out mix some grit with the backfill soil and also put a layer of grit in the bottom of the planting hole.  
Planting Depth- Plant bulbs about 15cm deep and at least 8cm apart 
Feeding- Eucomis don’t need a huge amount of feed but it is beneficial to apply a granular feed of Blood Fish and Bone in early summer as they start to grow away.
After flowering- It is important with all bulbs to allow the leaves to die back naturally after flowering. Whilst they are still green they are photosynthesising and feeding the bulb for the following year.  
Winter protection- Eucomis are not fully hardy and the bulbs need to be protected from frost. If you plant to leave the bulbs in the ground apply a good thick mulch in autumn. Otherwise you can lift the bulbs after they have died back and store them over winter somewhere frost free. If you are leaving them in containers then move these into a greenhouse/ conservatory over winter as there is a risk the compost may freeze right through.

Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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Pineapple Lily

A new, dwarf cultivar, with spikes of green, turning to pink flowers appearing in summer. Easily grown in pots, kept frost-free in winter.

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