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Eremurus himalaicus

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  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height1m to 2.5m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Eremurus himalaicus. This is a clump-forming, upright perennial with strap-shaped basal leaves. Its star-shaped, pure white flowers have long stamens and are borne in tall terminal spikes in late spring and early summer. grows to 2.5m tall.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Kashmir and Himalayas

Interest and use

Grown for their stately spires of shallowly cup-shaped flowers in summer.

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  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Eremurus himalaicus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

It may need staking.

Propagation

Propagate from seed in autumn or by careful division after flowering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to slug damage.

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