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Hesperaloe parviflora
Common Name: Red Yucca Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

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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.

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

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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