Pineapple lily

lovelycherry(Z7 Long Island)June 14, 2007

Saw some at my local Home Depot.. on 40% off sale.

Wondering if they are hardy in zone 7. I looked aroud the internet but couldn't find anything.

If I have to lift them in the fall I don't think I will buy them, I might forget them.

cherry

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Nancy zone 6

I have some that have come back 3 or 4 years now. One is not even in a very protected area. I'm thinking they are hardy in zone 7.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2007 at 11:25AM
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jeannejeanie(7 long island)

i bought these 2 years ago from HD & they have returned every year. i'm also on long island. nice 40 % off find :)

    Bookmark   June 14, 2007 at 10:02PM
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gardengal48

Generally considered marginally hardy in zone 7, like many bulbs with South African origin. Full sun and very well-drained soils should help with the success of overwintering. These are also excellent container plants that are easily stored over winter in less mild areas.

Here is a link that might be useful: Eucomis - pineapple lilies

    Bookmark   June 19, 2007 at 5:34AM
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