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Scientific Name: Eremurus x isabellinus
Pronunciation: air-im-YOUR-uss ex iz-uh-bel-LEE-nus
Common Name: foxtail lily
Family Name: Asphodelaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves lance-shaped; florets with 6 tepals, clustered in long, dense racemes.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin (S.W. Asia)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown include E. 'Cleopatra'.
foxtail lily
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Parallel venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green, Silver / Grayish
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:3
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow, Orange, Pink, White
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Rabbit resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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