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Eremurus spp.

Common Name(s):
Desert Candle, Foxtail lily
Categories:
Perennials, Spring Bulbs
Comment:

Foxtail lily is very sensitive to late spring frosts, so mulch the leaves as soon as they emerge. Plant the crowns 6 in. deep, keep uniformly moist, and protect from wind. Not drought tolerant; keep planted in an area that retains moisture throughout the year

Season:
Summer
Light:
Full sunlight only
Height:
24-70 in.
Space:
12 in. apart, 1 bulb per sq. ft.
Flower Color:
Bronze, yellow, pink, white
Depth:
5 in. to base
Organ:
Tuberous root
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8
Propagation:
Division in fall every 3-4 years
Exposure:
Full sun
Soil:
Rich, well-drained soil
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Asia
Tags:
pink, sun, summer, yellow, spring bulb, perennial, white

NCCES plant id: 709

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