Red Yucca

Red Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora

Red yucca is found in many landscapes of Texas and the southwest. Its dark green with spikes of pink to red flowers lasting from May through October, and it is very hardy, tolerates extreme heat and cold. Low supplemental irrigation needs once established. Red yucca is native to Central and Western Texas. Hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers.  A great xeriscape addition.

Plant Habit or Use: small shrub to medium shrub

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: pinkish red, coral

Blooming Period: spring to summer

Fruit Characteristics: woody capsule seed pods

Height: 3 to 5 feet

Width: 2 to 4 feet

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements: low

Soil Requirements: adaptable