Yellow Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora 'Yellow'

SKU
03489
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.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhess-per-AL-oh par-VEE-flor-uh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide; blooms reach 4 to 6 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Sustainable, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Yellow Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11

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