Straight Up Red Texas Yucca
Hesperaloe parviflora 'Straight Up Red' PPAF
Pronunciation: hess-per-AL-oh par-VEE-flor-uh
|Description||Summer-long color from showy red-pink blooms on sturdy, upright flower spikes. The shape and size uniformity on the foliage and bloom of this cultivar is a decisive asset to mass plantings where consistency is desired. Dense clumps of gray-green, sword-shaped foliage adds excellent year-round texture to xeric and waterwise gardens. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Mature Size||Foliage reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide; bloom spikes 5 to 6 ft. tall.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Yellow Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Crassula (Crassula); Westringia (Westringia)|
|Care||Easily grown in average to lean, well-drained soil. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate dry spells, but prefers periodic water. Feed in early spring. Remove spent bloom stalks for a neat appearance. Protect young, tender plants from rabbits and deer.|
|Lore||A High Country Gardens introduction; HCG 2017 Plant of the Year, prized for foliage and bloom uniformity, with tall, sturdy flower stalks, and nectar-rich blooms that rarely set seed, allowing for a longer bloom period.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.