Foxtail Lily
Eremurus stenophyllus

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

Category:

Bulbs

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Grand Junction, Colorado

Calabash, North Carolina

Ashland, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
neutrals
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RatingContent
Neutral

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

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.