Texas Red Yucca
Also known as
Red Yucca, False Yucca, Redflower False Yucca, Hummingbird Yucca, Samandoque, Red Hesperaloe, Red-Flower Hesperaloe, Red-Flower-Yucca, Red-Yucca, Samandoque
Hesperaloe (Agavaceae) Hesperaloe parviflora Blütenansicht fh by Fritz Hochstätter (CC BY-SA 3.0 de)
5 years to reach maturity
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Texas Red Yucca Overview
Hesperaloe parviflora is a tough evergreen perennial species from the Asparagaceae family. Originating from northeastern Mexico and Texas, this species is known by a range of common names including Red Yucca and Hummingbird Yucca, amongst others. It produces straight, semi-succulent leaves from a basal rosette and attractive blooms on tall stems above the foliage in the summer.
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How to propagate Texas Red Yucca
Hardier species by root cuttings or division.
Special features of Texas Red Yucca
Other uses of Texas Red Yucca
Makes excellent container plants. Grown for the architectural value of their bold leaves. Suitable for coastal conditions.