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Eremurus

Common Name(s):
Desert candle, Foxtail lily
Cultivar(s):
E. stenophyllus , E. bungei, E. Ruiter Hybrids
Category:
Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Numerous small flowers on long spikes; good cut flower; dislikes drought; prefers rich, well-drained soil; provide wind protection

Season:
Summer
Light:
Full-AM Sun
Color:
Pink, orange, salmon, white, yellow, bronze
Height:
36-72 in. (90-180 cm)
Space:
12-24 in.
Depth:
6 in. (15 cm)
Organ:
Tuberous roots
Hardiness:
Hardy I - injured below 23 degrees F (-5 degrees C); sensitive to late spring frosts
Storage:
Store tuberous roots in slightly moist vermiculite or peat at 41-45 degrees F (5-7 degrees C). Prevent from drying out

NCCES plant id: 890

Eremurus Eremurus