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botanical name:
Eremurus himalaicus
Eremurus himalaicus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Foxtail Lily, Desert candle
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Tall spikes of white star shaped flowers in late spring and early summer. Tufts of strap-shaped bright green leaves about 30cm long

cultivation:
Needs well drained, sandy soil and full sun, with some protection from strong winds.

propagation:
From seed or by division after flowering.

other notes:
From Kashmir and the northwestern Himalayas.

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