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common name: Foxtail Lily, Desert candle
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
Tall spikes of white star shaped flowers in late spring and early summer. Tufts of strap-shaped bright green leaves about 30cm long
Needs well drained, sandy soil and full sun, with some protection from strong winds.
From seed or by division after flowering.
From Kashmir and the northwestern Himalayas.