The dramatic soaring habit of Eremurus is a real treat in the summer garden and they boast fantastically long flowering lives, lasting what seems like forever in June and July. Romance displays giant salmon pink flowers. Commonly named Fox Tail Lilies, they are also known as the 'desert candle' thriving in the arid climates of Afghanistan and Turkey, so its no surprise to learn they prefer sandy, well-drained soil and plenty of sun. Leave to naturalise. Height 1.5m. Flowering June/July. Top Size Bulbs supplied.
|Mature Height||150 cm|
|Mature Spread||25 cm|
|Plant Spacing||25 cm|
|Annual Growth||150 cm|
|Planting||Pant 15cm deep.|
|Soil Type||Fertile, well drained soil|
Growing at a glance…
It is often recommended that mulch be applied to help protect the growth. Grow in borders to help get the best of these sensational spiked flowers. Eremurus should be planted in fertile, well-drained soil. Plant the crown of the plant 15-20cm deep and 30-90cm apart. This particular perennial likes to be planted in areas that have good drainage and plenty of access to sun.