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PlantFiles: Foxtail Lily
Eremurus stenophyllus

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eremurus (er-EE-mur-us) (Info)
Species: stenophyllus (sten-oh-FIL-us) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral pokerboy On Aug 20, 2004, pokerboy from Canberra
Australia (Zone 8b) wrote:

No serious diseases or pests harm this perennial plant. Many white starry flowers on pointed spikes. Likes a moist but well-drained soil. Likes full sun and propagate by division in autumn. pokerboy.

Neutral Sis On Aug 31, 2001, Sis wrote:

Starry,1-inch(2.5cm)six petaled flowers are crowded on tall, pointed spikes. Plant crowns 4-6inches(10-15cm) deep. Do not allow to dry out' Mulch to protect emerging leaves from late frosts.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grand Junction, Colorado
Calabash, North Carolina
Ashland, Oregon



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