Eremurus genus (Desert candle). This genus consists of mainly clump forming species with a rosette of strap-shaped leaves. Tall profuse flowering spikes in pale shades of white, yellow or pink are produced. They have fleshy finger-like roots.
Perennials, Deciduous, Shrubs
W & C Asia
Grown for their stately spires of shallowly cup-shaped flowers in summer.
They are fully to frost hardy and will require a sunny warm position with well drained soil. Provide a covering of dry bracken in late winter to protect the crowns when shoots are first developing. Stake tall species and hybrids.
You can propagate by root division in the early autumn or spring or by seeds in the autumn.
Susceptible to slug damage.
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