Eucomis Tugela Ruby
Eucomis Tugela Ruby is a hybrid of Eucomis comosa. Eucomis originated in South Africa and has a unique tropical look to it. Definitely a show stopper when in bloom. Tugela Ruby has dark green leaves flushed with purple. When emerging, Eucomis Tugela Ruby's foliage is dark purple then changes to dark green with purple flushing. In late summer a tall spike emerges out of the center of the strap leaf rosette. The nearly 2 foot spike is covered with delicate light pink to ivory flowers, each highlighted with a purple center. The flower is very long lasting and makes a great cut flower. Plant in part to full sun for best performance. Eucomis prefers average to moist soil. This plant is deer resistant. Hardiness zone 7-11. Zone 6 gardens can overwinter in a protected spot with mulch or lift bulbs and store in basement or similar scenario.
This item is in a 5 inch pot. This item is currently dormant. It can be shipped while dormant, it will break dormancy once given a warm environment and regular moisture when necessary.
Cannot ship to AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA