Six to ten feet.
Flowers creamy white, pink or yellow, June to
A handsome perennial with a tuft of strap-shaped
leaves at the base, and a spike of florets on
a tall single stem, like a colossal Kniphofia
or “Red-hot Poker”.
The best variety
for the beginner is Eremurus Himalaicus.
require light and well-drained soil and some protection,
such as leaves and litter over the crown in winter;
they should not be disturbed after planting.