Eremurus



Eremurus and alliums - perfect.

These foxtail lillies are e. himalaicus, and they shine like candles in the spring sunshine.



 I have five, but back in early April, a caterpillar chewed away two of the emerging blooms. Bloody caterpiller, left me with three. Anyway, I need more, so come the Autumn I'll pick up another five or six bulbs.





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  1. Incredibly beautiful with the sunshine highlighting the colors and textures.

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    1. Thanks Wilma. Early May sunshine doesn't 'washout' the colour like the sun in high summer.

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    1. Thanks. The fennel billows as it's in a growth spurt right now.

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  3. What a beautiful enclosed garden and I love the stone wall of your building as the backdrop. Stunning!

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    1. Thankyou. The stone building was an old cattle barn.

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  4. I adore your garden.....so beautiful!!!

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  5. What a great garden area. You are so lucky to have the beauty for a garden. JC

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  6. A stunning combination Rob. What a shame about the hungry caterpillar. Hope that it suffered with chronic indigestion.

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    1. I picked off each caterpillar by hand and dealt with them. They'd chewed right through the stems of a couple.

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  7. man those alliums are huge

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    1. They've multiplied over the last few years.

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  8. I need to check for caterpillar on my Eremurus. Did not know they loved them! Thank you for the tip.
    Groetjes from Holland

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    1. It's worth it to check. They appeared and did the damage within 48 hours!

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  9. Eremurus and Allium are really beautiful. Many thanks for the visit.

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  10. where can you buy eremurus in south France biarritz area ? or is there a good mail order company that sells big fat ones!

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