Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora 'Straight Up Red')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 5 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: With marginal filaments
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Reddish-pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sterile
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Rhizome Cuttings
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PPAF


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 2, 2017 1:56 PM

2017 Plant of the Year

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Sep 16, 2016 7:33 PM

This is a High Country Gardens introduction and is a HCG exclusive plant.

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