£6.00 – £17.00
Eremurus Robustus, (foxtail lily). Fully hardy. Perennial. This magnificent plant needs full sun, well-drained soil, preferably in a sheltered site away from strong wind. Robustus grows to a height of 220cm (7ft) and can grow even taller anywhere up to 10ft.
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Plant: September-November, with the tip of the crown just below the surface; about 8 cm of compost on top. Flowers June- July. Height 220 cm.
Hardy Perennial. Needs full sun with well-drained soil, if soil is heavy mix in some sharp sand. Plant in a sheltered site to protect from wind, with the protruding centre piece facing upwards. Feed with a slow release fertilizer. If winter is severely cold; cover with a mulch to protect crown. Once the plant starts to grow look out for snails hiding in the early foliage as they can, if allowed, nibble through the stem.
Propagate: Divide overcrowded clumps in autumn.