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Foxtail Lily in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Eremurus

 

Foxtail Lily

Eremurus is a flowering bulb with thin, strap-like leaves at the base of the plant. It sprouts a flower-spike up to 6' tall with hundreds of tiny flowers clustered around the top of the spike. The flowers come in a range of colours - whites, yellows, pinks, oranges and copper colours.

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plant Features
  • Foxtail Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Foxtail Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Foxtail Lily is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Foxtail Lily likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Foxtail Lily

Latin name

Eremurus

type

Bulb

family

Asphodelaceae

ph

6.1 - 7.3 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Foxtail Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Foxtail Lily is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Foxtail Lily likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    Foxtail Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Foxtail Lily is 0.50meters x 1.25meters 0.50 M 1.25 M

Eremurus

Eremurus is a flowering bulb with thin, strap-like leaves at the base of the plant. It sprouts a flower-spike up to 6' tall with hundreds of tiny flowers clustered around the top of the spike. The flowers come in a range of colours - whites, yellows, pinks, oranges and copper colours.


Flowering

From Early Spring TO Mid Summer

Flower spikes appear in early Spring and flower until mid Summer.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant bulbs in early Spring, taking great care with the fragile roots, and water well.

 

Propagating by seed

From Late Spring TO Late Spring

Ripe seeds can be collected from plants and sown in pots of seed compost. They may not come true to the original plant.

 
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