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Hesperaloe parviflora | Red Yucca

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Family: Liliaceae

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This spectacular succulent grows to 3'-4' tall and wide. Blue green leaves are strap-like, leathery, long, with white fraying fibers on the edges. During the summer, dark pink flowers are seen on red flower arching stalks. Hummingbirds love these flowers. This evergreen plant is drought tolerant once it's established but will appreciate extra water during the summer to promote blooms. Plant in full sun or light shade, with well draining soil. Deer like the foliage. This plant looks great in pots.

Anatomy

Plant Type

Succulent

Height Range

3-6'

Width Range

Flower Color

Pink, Red

Flower Season

Summer

Leaf Color

Bark Color

Fruit Color

Fruit Season

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Very Low

Growth Rate

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

Susceptibilities

Tolerances

Heat, Saline Soil, Windy Conditions, Smog, Rabbits, Alkaline Soil

Design

Design Styles

Accenting Features

Seasonal Interest

Location Uses

Special Uses

Attracts Wildlife

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