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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
foxtail lily 'Cleopatra'
Eremurus are herbaceous perennials growing from fleshy roots, with rosettes of strap-shaped basal leaves and a dense racemes of small star-shaped flowers on erect leafless stems
'Cleopatra' has mid-green lance-shaped leaves and dense flower spikes composed of burnt orange flower buds which open a vibrant peach-orange with a dark red midrib on the backs of the petals and orange anthers
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, sandy, well-drained loam in full sun, with shelter from wind. Mulch with garden compost in autumn, but avoid covering the crown. Young spring growth can be protected with a dry mulch
Propagate by division after flowering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Drought Resistant
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden
Pruning None required
Pests Slugs may cause damage
Usually trouble free
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foxtail lily 'Cleopatra'
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