Cleopatra Foxtail Lily is one of the most popular and well known varieties of foxtail lilies. Glowing orange blooms have a hint of rosy salmon in the small petals that are in the tall spikes of blooms. Foxtail lily do best when planted in full sun, and require very well draining soil to grow.
Plant in a sunny location with soil that drains well. Foxtail Lily
prefer sandy soil, if your soil is on the heavy side you will need to
add organic matter to loosen it up. The dormant roots of Foxtail Lilies
are large, and sprawling, often 6-8"+ in diameter. When preparing the
planting location dig out the area 12" or more to allow for adequate
space for the roots to grow and spread. The planting hole does should be
shallow, planting only approximately 2" deep. In cold climates such as
hardiness zone 5 and 6 be sure to add mulch for winter protection.
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