Red False Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora


Member Price: $69.95

Red False Yucca
Red False Yucca
Red False Yucca
Red False Yucca

Red False Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora

Price: $79.95

Member Price: $69.95

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Red False Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora), also known as Red Yucca or Hummingbird Yucca, is a versatile and low-maintenance perennial plant that adds a unique touch to any garden or landscape. Native to the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas and Mexico, this drought-tolerant plant is highly prized for its architectural form, attractive foliage, and stunning flower display.

The Overall Plant

Red False Yucca is a slow-growing, clump-forming perennial with a rosette of long, slender, blue-green leaves. The plant typically reaches a height of 3 to 4 feet and a spread of 4 to 6 feet, making it a suitable choice for a variety of landscape uses. It is hardy in USDA zones 6 through 10, allowing it to thrive in a wide range of climates.

This plant is highly adaptable and can tolerate a variety of soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils, as long as they are well-drained. It is also highly drought-tolerant, making it an excellent choice for xeriscaping or water-wise gardens. Red False Yucca is deer-resistant and requires minimal maintenance, making it an ideal choice for busy gardeners or those seeking low-maintenance landscaping options.

The Flowers

The most striking feature of the Red False Yucca is its tall, arching flower stalks that rise above the foliage, reaching heights of 5 to 6 feet. The tubular, coral-red to pink flowers appear in clusters along the stalks from early summer to fall, creating a dramatic display that is sure to attract attention.

The flowers of the Red False Yucca are not only visually appealing but also highly attractive to pollinators, including hummingbirds and butterflies. This makes it a valuable addition to wildlife-friendly gardens and can help to support local pollinator populations.

Landscape Uses

Red False Yucca is a versatile plant that can be used in various landscape settings, including rock gardens, desert gardens, and mixed borders. Its unique form and bold flower display make it an ideal focal point or accent plant in the landscape. Additionally, its drought tolerance and low maintenance requirements make it suitable for use in mass plantings or as a ground cover in large, open areas.

When selecting companion plants for Red False Yucca, consider other drought-tolerant and low-maintenance plants with contrasting forms, colors, or textures. Some excellent companions include Agave, Yucca, Penstemon, and ornamental grasses, which can help to create a cohesive and visually appealing landscape design.

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Every plant comes with our expert planting guide that will cover the specifics to ensure your plant grows absolutely nuts. It also comes with our free 30 day guarantee so if you aren't happy we got you covered.

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Mature height: 3-4 ft.

Mature width: 4-6 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth rate: Moderate

Growing zones:

Outdoor: 6-10