AWARD

EREMURUS robustus

Commonly known as Desert candle, Foxtail lily

Tall pale pink flower spikes with brown marked bases and yellow stamens fading to white
Further Reading....
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Tufted perennial. Strap-shaped, rough-margined, bluish-green leaves to 1.2m (4ft) long.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from winds

EREMURUS robustus

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    Attractive to bees. Winter cold induces flowering
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs
    Place of origin
    Central Asia (Tien Shan and Pamir Mountains)
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    75-120cm (30-48in) long
    Spikes
    Star-shaped
    To 4cm (1½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Free draining sandy soil
    Fertile sandy loam, well drained. Mulch in autumn avoiding crown.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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