Syn. Eremurus bungei
Native Region: Central Asia, Iran
Zone Range: 06-09
Preferred Climate: Continental
Harvest Date: Sunday 18 August, 2019
Seed count: 15-20
Tufted perennial with narrowly linear, rough-margined, sometimes hairy, grayish-green leaves, 10" long. Early to mid-summer racemes (6-12" long) of dark yellow flowers to 3/4" each. Flowers fade to orange-brown. Height 3'; spread 1.'
The genus Eremurus is now in the family Xanthorrhoeaceae.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow in cold-frame in autumn or at 15 degrees Celsius in late winter. Likes full sun and shelter from wind. Fertile, sandy soil. Protect young growth with dry mulch in autumn, and provide support in windy sites. Divide brittle roots carefully after flowering.