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Hesperaloe parviflora

Not a yucca, this member of the Century-Plant family (Agavaceae) produces soft, yucca-like, evergreen leaves, 2-3 ft. in length, crowded on the perennial’s short, woody base. The flower stalk rises 5 ft. and bears showy, coral-colored, tubular flowers on arching, wand-like, pink stems. Leaves are plum-colored in winter; blue-green other times.
Red Yucca is drought-resistant, and adaptable to a variety of soils. Deer may browse the foliage, while the flowers attract hummingbirds. Hesperaloe parviflora 'Perpa‘, Brakelights® Red Yucca has vibrant, brake light-red blooms which are a great color improvement to this species! Yellow flowering forms are also available. Use in mass plantings for a dramatic effect in xeriscape and waterwise gardens. Good container specimen.
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Dry soils, excellent drainage
Hardiness: USDA Zones 5-10
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