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Hesperaloe parviflora

More About Hesperaloe parviflora

  • AKA Hesperaloe yuccaefoia
  • Clumping, grass-like, narrow, gray-green evergreen leaves, featuring white hairs on their edges
  • Rare, arching spikes of reddish-pink, tubular florets are worth the wait
  • After cold winters, leaves may exhibit a purplish tinge
  • Spreads by rhizomes
  • Foliage resembles Yucca glauca however it is not part of the yucca family
  • Bloom Time: Early summer to fall

Interesting Notes:

Native to southwestern U.S. deserts, and known for its drought and heat tolerance.

Zone:

7b

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Red

Red Yucca Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in light, dry soil in full sun. Hesperaloe will tolerate significant drought, however, it will produce more flowers if supplied with some water during drought conditions that last longer than three weeks.

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Hesperaloe parviflora Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting