Botanical Name: Hesperaloe parviflora 'Yellow'
 Common Name: Hesperaloe Yellow
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Yellow

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen, Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

 

Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Foundation, Patio, Swimming Pool, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Naturalizing

 

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Upright succulent grows quickly to 3' x 5'. The yellow flower stalks emerge in spring and remain on the plant until the end of summer. Dark green strappy leaves. Plants tolerate drought, full sun, reflected heat, poor soils, and frost.
Frost tolerant to 10 F. Look for selections with red flowers.