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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Pineapple flower

Attractive plants shaped like the fruit in a range of subtle colours.

Very suitable for pots.

Genus of 10 species of bulbous perennials found in habitats ranging from rocky gorges to seasonally damp meadows in South Africa and tropical southern Africa.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - bulbous perennials producing a rosette of lance-shaped, basal leaves and a tight raceme of star-shaped flowers.
  • Full sun - mulch in severe winters.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their unusual, columnar racemes of flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs.
  • Place of origin - South Africa, tropical southern Africa.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -

Buy Varieties of EUCOMIS


EUCOMIS bicolor  >

Commonly known as: Pineapple flower.
Bulbous perennial from South Africa with wavy margined light green leaves. Maroon flecked stems carry racemes of pale green flowers with purple margined petals
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

EUCOMIS zambesiaca 'White Dwarf'

EUCOMIS zambesiaca 'White Dwarf'  >

Commonly known as: Pineapple flower .
Compact bulbous perennial, with dense spikes of white, star-shaped flowers in summer
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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