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Desert candle

Eremurus olgae

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

45cm

70cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Desert candle Overview

This species will produce linear grey-green leaves, the flowers are produced in pink spikes from mid-summer to mid-autumn.

Common problems with Desert candle

How to propagate Desert candle

Seed

Sow the seeds in the autumn.

Other uses of Desert candle

Grown for their stately spires of shallowly cup-shaped flowers in summer.