£4.50 – £12.00
Eremurus Pinokkio, (foxtail lily). Fully hardy. Perennial. This magnificent plant needs full sun, well-drained soil. Eremurus Pinokkio grows to a height of 125cm (4ft), ideal for the herbaceous border or as centrepieces in beds of their own.
Size 1 Tubers supplied.
Plant: September-November, with the tip of the crown just below the surface; about 8 cm of compost on top. Flowers June- July. Height 125 cm.
Hardy Perennial. Needs full sun with well-drained soil, if soil is heavy mix in some sharp sand. Plant in a sheltered site to protect from wind, with the protruding centre piece facing upwards. Feed with a slow release fertiliser. If winter is severely cold; cover with a mulch to protect crown. Once the plant starts to grow look out for snails hiding in the early foliage as they can, if allowed, nibble through the stem.
Propagate: Divide overcrowded clumps in autumn.