Eremurus bungei / Eremurus stenophyllus

("Foxtail lily / Desert candles")

Eremurus bungei / Eremurus stenophyllus

This is the smalles of the Eremurus species.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Late Spring - Mid Summer

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?

Fall or Spring

What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun

What Color Will the Flower Be?

Golden yellow

How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

24 in / 60 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

10* in / 25* cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

48-52 in / 120-130 cm

Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

At the back of borders and perennial beds and as cut-flowers.

Other Popular Varieties

Species only.

Additional Information

* PLANTING NOTE: top of the crown should only be covered with 2" (5 cm) of soil. Dig the hole 10" (25 cm) deep (or deeper if the roots are larger) and form a cone of soil in the center of the hole. Spread the roots carefully so that the crown rests on top of the cone. Then fill the hole back in.

About the Family

Eremurus Family

Native to western and central Asia.

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