Eremurus robustus (Foxtail Lily)

Eremurus robustus (Foxtail Lily), commonly known as the Foxtail Lily. Transform your garden into a spectacle of towering beauty! This extraordinary plant is a must-have for gardening enthusiasts, landscapers, and plant lovers who seek to infuse their outdoor spaces with elegance and grandeur.

Standing tall with its stately spikes that can reach up to 3 metres, the Eremurus Robustus is the epitome of garden drama. Its towering presence creates an eye-catching focal point that will have people stopping in their tracks. The Foxtail Lily produces a stunning array of star-shaped flowers that densely cluster along its striking stem. With shades ranging from pure white to soft pink, these blooms offer not only visual delight but also attract beneficial pollinators to your garden, making it a haven for biodiversity.

QuantityPrice per unit
1 - 4 £10.24
5 - 9 £7.98
10+ £7.16

From £10.24 (inc. VAT)
per Tuber(s)

Minimum 1 tuber(s)
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Specifications:

  • Colour: Pink, White
  • Height: 250-300cm
  • Perennial

Good For:

  • Beds and borders
  • Bees
  • Butterflies

How to grow:

  • Soil Type: Well drained
  • Position: Full sun
  • Bulbs per m2: 2
  • Planting depth: 15-20cm

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Eremurus robustus (Foxtail Lily), commonly known as the Foxtail Lily. Transform your garden into a spectacle of towering beauty! This extraordinary plant is a must-have for gardening enthusiasts, landscapers, and plant lovers who seek to infuse their outdoor spaces with elegance and grandeur.

Standing tall with its stately spikes that can reach up to 3 metres, the Eremurus Robustus is the epitome of garden drama. Its towering presence creates an eye-catching focal point that will have people stopping in their tracks. The Foxtail Lily produces a stunning array of star-shaped flowers that densely cluster along its striking stem. With shades ranging from pure white to soft pink, these blooms offer not only visual delight but also attract beneficial pollinators to your garden, making it a haven for biodiversity.

Enjoy prolonged beauty from late spring to early summer as the Foxtail Lily graces your garden with its impressive floral display. Its long-lasting blooms ensure that your garden remains vibrant and inviting throughout the season.

Eremurus, have fleshy roots that are often referred to as perennial tuberous roots. These roots are thick and fleshy, similar to tubers, and are best planted over a mound, then covered with soil.

Whether you’re designing a formal garden, creating a wildflower meadow, or enhancing a contemporary landscape, it fits seamlessly into a variety of settings. Its vertical growth habit makes it ideal for adding height and structure to mixed borders and beds.

For those with a passion for gardening, the Eremurus robustus is a plant that promises to deliver awe-inspiring results with minimal effort. Landscapers will appreciate its ability to add vertical interest and structure to any design, while plant lovers will revel in its unique charm and low-maintenance nature.

How to grow and care for your Eremurus robustus (Foxtail Lily)

Firstly choose a sunny spot with well-drained soil to ensure optimal growth. Plant your perennial tuberous roots 10-15cm deep and space them around 30-60cm apart, depending on size. Water regularly during the growing season, but avoid waterlogging. Apply a balanced fertiliser in the spring to support robust growth. In colder climates, provide a layer of mulch to protect their roots from frost.

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