Eremurus x isabellinus 'Cleopatra'

You can't beat the foxtail lily, with 'Cleopatra', the loveliest soft orange. Worth the expense and every inch of space you can give them. More
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For bulbs as firework rocket trails, you can't beat the foxtail lily or eremurus, with 'Cleopatra', the loveliest soft orange. This is a bulb worth the expense and every inch of space you can give them.

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Genus Eremurus
Group/Species x isabellinus
Variety Cleopatra
Type Perennial
Common Name Foxtail Lily, King's Spear
Border Position Border (Middle)
Bulb Size I
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Care Tips Create a shallow planting hole 15-20cm deep and wider than the roots. Position the crown on a mound of coarse grit, sharp sand or soil, with the central growing point just below soil surface. Space about 1m apart and mark their position with a cane.
Flowering June
Vase Life Cut when the bottom half is in flower and remove the flowers as they wilt. Spike should last 7 -10 days if kept out of strong heat.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Eremurus x isabellinus 'Cleopatra' reviews

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Reviewed 5th November 2019 by Danuta

Efficient and quick