Up to 2.5 high
Eremurus himalaicus
Eremurus himalaicus
Eremurus himalaicus
Eremurus himalaicus
Eremurus himalaicus
Eremurus himalaicus
Eremurus himalaicus

Eremurus himalaicus
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"White Foxtail Lily"


Good for cutting

bulbs multiply each year

Loved by pollinators

RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hand packed in paper bags

Half Hardy, may need
winter protection


Use this towering masterpiece Eremurus himalaicus to bring height and structure to the garden during summer - there’s no doubt you’ll be truly wowed by its absolutely impressive and monumental appearance! Originating from the sandy scrub areas of Asia, Eremurus himalaicus is a real toughy of a plant, tolerating sun-parched exposed sites, poor soil and dry, arid conditions - perfect if you have a hot, sunny spot in your garden, free-draining soil and don’t want to spend a lot of time watering. Growing to a stately height of up to 2.5m, when it comes to flowering you’ll be totally absorbed by this intense white variety.

Also known as the white 'Foxtail Lily', from June to July, huge flower spikes build themselves from the bottom upwards into a long, conical and remarkably upright spur. Each white bloom bears long orange anthers which not only provide a lovely little extra detail, but adds to the bushy, almost fluffy, fox’s tail effect.

And don’t be put off by Eremurus’s exotic origins – if you live in a milder part of the UK, this strong-spirited superhero will thrive just as well as on a Himalayan hillside, given the warmest, sunniest spot in the garden such as in front of a south-facing wall. Another great benefit; if you’re looking for a powerful plant to display as a cut flower in your home, a few stems of this big, bold variety should most definitely do the trick!




150-200 cm / 60-80"

Planting season:


Flowering time:


Botanical name:

Eremurus himalaicus

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:






  • Plant your eremurus bulbs from mid to late autumn
  • Plant in borders in a sunny, sheltered position
  • Soak the bulbs/roots in water for 2-3 hours prior to planting
  • Dig a hole 15-20cm deep for the whole bulb with a peak of light soil,
    grit, sand or gravel in the centre so that the crown is shallower than
    the roots
  • Plant with the crown just below the soil surface with any
    visible shoots or 'eyes' facing upwards, and the roots angled downwards
  • Space the bulbs 15-20cm apart

    Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 31 August 2022
    You can expect your order September / early October 2022
  • Orders placed 01 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022
  • Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

    See our full shipping & delivery schedule

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