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Hesperaloe parviflora


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Description:
Hesperaloe is a close relative of Yucca with long, arching, narrow foliage that forms an open clump. In summer red yucca produces tall wands of waxy, coral red flowers with yellow throats that are popular with hummingbirds. To encourage bloom, plant in the hottest, sunniest spots. A yellow flowered form also exists.


Common Name: Red Yucca

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Chihuahuan desert of west Texas east and south into central and south Texas and northeastern Mexico around Coahuila.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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