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Foxtail Lily

Family: Asphodelaceae
Plant type:Crown.
Planting Size:
Reutierii hybrids:80-100cm tall, 40cm wide.
Cleopatra:90-120cm tall, 60cm wide.
Bungei:90-120cm tall, 60cm wide.
Moneymaker:140-170cm tall, 50cm wide.
Romance:120-150cm tall, 50cm wide.
Depth and Spacing:Plant tubers 50-60cm apart with the crown just below the soil surface.
Soil: Fertile, sandy, well drained loams.
Aspect:Full sun, part shade.
Watering:Keep moist while growing.
Fertilising:Mulch with garden compost in the autumn, avoiding the crown.
Cimatic Tolerances:Fully hardy although young growth is frost tender. Cool to temperate climates.
Flowering time:Summer.
Comments:In exposed sites it is important to provide support for the stem. A requirement of a cool winter is necessary for the plant to flower well.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:34 AM
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