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Hesperaloe parviflora

Common Name(s):
Hummingbird yucca, Red yucca, Redflower false yucca
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

Hesperaloe parviflora, is a plant that is native to Chihuahuan desert of west Texas east and south into central and south Texas and northeastern Mexico around Coahuila.  Easily grown in dry, sandy, sharply-drained soils in full sun. Thrives in hot, dry, desert conditions, but is also surprisingly winter hardy to USDA Zone 5.  The key to growing this plant well is having superior soil drainage. Excellent heat resistance and drought tolerance. Will self-seed in the landscape.  This plant is moderatley salt tolerant.

Season:
Summer
Height:
3-5 ft.
Flower Color:
Red to pink
Hardiness:
Evergreen
Propagation:
Division
Exposure:
Sun
Soil:
Sandy, well drained
Regions:
5-10
Origin:
Texas, Mexico and Coahuila
Tags:
salt tolerant

NCCES plant id: 3343