Eucomis vandermerwei is a hardy, deciduous miniature bulb with beautiful leaves that are tinged wine red and have masses of dark spots. It bears a spike of wine red flowers topped with bracts giving it the look of a pineapple in summer.
Eucomis vandermerwei grows in full sun or semi-shade. Best planted in groups to get the full effect of this wonderful, rare tiny plant. It makes a good pot plant.