Red Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora

Item 4040

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USDA Zone:
5-11
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

Tall spikes hold deep rose-pink flowers atop clumps of slender, green, drought tolerant foliage. Blooms nearly year-round in warm winter regions. An effective choice to add dramatic interest in a rock garden, as a landscape accent or in containers. Partners beautifully with other desert-like plants. Evergreen.

Close Up :: Credit: Richard Shiell Landscape :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
Price from: Price: $29.99

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Average Size at Maturity
Foliage reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide; flowers reach 4 to 6 ft. tall.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Hesperaloe parviflora
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Repeat Flowering ,   Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Early summer; nearly year-round in warm winter regions.
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Contemporary ,   Mediterranean ,   Rustic
Design Ideas: This Southwest native is at home in a desert, xeriscape or rock garden. It will add color and textural interest to cottage beds and borders if placed with other low water use perennials. Plant along dry streambeds, landscape boulders or in large Santa Fe-style clay pots. Plant en masse in the farther reaches of your garden along with other grasses for a colorful, native grassland design.

Easily grown in average to lean, well-drained soil. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate dry spells, but prefers periodic water. Feed in early spring. Remove spent bloom stalks for a neat appearance. Protect young, tender plants from rabbits and deer.

Customer Reviews

Just perfect
by PlantGeek, May 8, 2017

I was worried about spending so much money ($1750) on plants that I wouldn't see until they were delivered. What I got was 35 plants that were spectacularly beautiful and, this really surprised me, full of flower stalks. I bought them through the online program and picked them up at the participating nursery, where the staff could not have been nicer (or more excited that I'd chosen and gotten such fantastic plants).

I bought these plants for several reasons - their requirements suited my location, their ultimate size would not block my windows, they're evergreen and xeric, they flower and those flowers attract hummingbirds. Within 5 days of planting them I saw the first hummingbird come to the flowers and have had hummers visit them every day since.

I take responsibility for choosing the perfect plant for my purpose. I thank Monrovia for the amazingly beautiful plants they provided and the convenience of their online ordering program. I will do this again when I get to doing other parts of my landscape.

nice plant
by Barb, April 8, 2017

The yucca is sending up 4 and 5 stalks for flowers. Am looking forward to the bloom. Very healthy.

Superior Product
by Troy, June 9, 2015

The plants I received are overall a superior product. Worth every penny, and worth the wait.

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