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