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Foxtail Lily 'Cleopatra'    

Eremurus x isabellinus

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Cleopatra is a popular variety of Foxtail Lily, which belongs to the Eremurus genus (Eremurus x isabellinus 'Cleopatra'). Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Coral pink and   Apricot and   Orange. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Cleopatra is known for growing to a height of approximately 75.0 cm (2.44 feet). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.

Cleopatra Foxtail Lily needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

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How to grow Cleopatra

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Cleopatra is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Cleopatra are Zone 6 and Zone 9. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 6.6 and 8.5 as Foxtail Lily is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Cleopatra from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 9.75 inches (25.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 3.9 inches (10.0 cm).

Transplanting Cleopatra

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Cleopatra is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Cleopatra