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
Native to southwestern U.S. deserts, and known for its drought and heat tolerance.
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.
Hesperaloe parviflora Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils