Hesperaloe parviflora 'Yellow'Item #3489 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 11
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This clumping succulent, native to the Southwest, produces tall wands of bright yellow, waxy inch-long trumpet flowers reaching five feet tall. Blooms early spring, persisting until fall, and is a real hummingbird magnet. Thick sword-shaped gray-green foliage. Use as single specimen or create masses for a truly magnificent bloom show.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide, with flower stalks 4 to 6 ft. tall.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:hes-per-AL-oh par-VEE-flor-uhPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide, with flower stalks 4 to 6 ft. tall.Special features:Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, WaterwiseFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Early Spring through FallFlower 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 regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant, once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent bloom stalks for a neat appearance.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.