Hesperaloe parviflora 'Yellow'Item #3489 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 11
This magnificent Southwestern native produces five-foot-tall wands of bright yellow, waxy, inch-long trumpet flowers in early spring. Blooms tower above the mound of thick, sword-shaped, gray-green, succulent foliage, and persist until fall. A must have for sunny xeric and waterwise gardens, as a specimen or in a showy mass planting. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Foliage reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide; blooms reach 4 to 6 ft. tall.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:hes-per-AL-oh par-VEE-flor-uhPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Foliage reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide; blooms reach 4 to 6 ft. tall.Special features:Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Early Spring through SummerFlower color:YellowCompanion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Yellow Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in average to lean, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate dry spells, but prefers periodic water. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Remove spent bloom stalks for a neat appearance.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.