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Hesperaloe

Hesperaloe spp.

Hesperaloe parviflora, Ponteilla by Sylenius (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6b

USDA zone

-21°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hesperaloe parviflora

Hesperaloe Overview

Hesperaloe is a genus containing around 8 species of succulent plants from the Asparagaceae family. This genus is native to desert regions of Texas and Mexico, these plants are known commonly as False Yucca because of their resemblance to species in the genus Yucca. They produce narrow, strap-shaped, grooved, fleshy leaves and flower stems bearing racemes of pink, yellow, white or red bell-shaped flowers. They are most commonly cultivated as ornamental plants in xerophyte planting schemes.

Common problems with Hesperaloe

How to propagate Hesperaloe

Seed

Division

Special features of Hesperaloe

Attractive leaves

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant