Hesperaloe Parviflora Yucca Red goes by the common name Redflower False Yucca. The plant originates in Texas and Mexico, belonging to the family of Asparagaceae. The plant forms a rosette of arching sword-like thin leaves and can grow up to any height between 3 to 4 feet. However, it spreads up to 6 feet wide!
The growth rate of the succulent largely depends on how much time you spend nurturing and caring for it. The plant can vary from being slow to a moderate grower based on watering and sunlight provided.
The flowers of the Hesperaloe parviflora yucca red are coral colored. In a cooler climate, flowering happens in the summer, and in a humid climate, it happens throughout the year.
Watering and Feeding
The yucca plant has a very low water requirement and is drought tolerant too. You can water the succulent in summer to encourage flowering. Feed the plant with an all-purpose fertilizer once a month in the spring season.
A well-drained, dry, and sandy soil is ideal for Hesperaloe parviflora yucca red. There are no more requirements since the succulent can adapt to a variety of soil types.
Surprisingly, the succulent is both winter hardy and cold tolerant too. It can be grown in USDA zone 5 as well.
Expose the plant to full and bright sunlight. Since it naturally grows in hot and dry climates, sunlight in abundant amounts allows it to thrive and bloom better.
Typically, the plant can spread on its own through self-seeding. If you want to propagate on your own, you can grow seeds through clump division.
Hesperaloe parviflora yucca red is a strong and sturdy plant and what sets it apart is its long bloom period and extremely attractive flower colors.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring through midsummer.|
|Common Name||Redflower false yucca|
|Frost Tolerance||0 c|
|Growth Rate||Slow to moderate|
|Scientific Name||Hesperaloe parviflora yuca red|
|Shape||Rosette of thin|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
Wonderful plant, in good condition, easy to order, and delivered quickly.
This is a beautiful plant. As soon as It arrived I repotted it, it began to open up.