Botanical Name: Hesperaloe parviflora 'Desert Son'
 Common Name: Hesperaloe Desert Son
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

3-6'

 

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

Clay

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Tropical, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

 

Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Foundation, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Filler, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

Information by: Desert Tree Farm

Photographer: Desert Tree Farm

  • Description

  • Notes

This evergreen succulents forms upright rosettes of leaves quickly reaching a mature size of 3' x 5'. The leaves are dark green and strap-like. Spikes of tubular creamy yellow flowers appear spring to summer. This plant tolerates tough conditions. Plant with the red flowering Hesperaole parviflora for an interesting affect. - Desert Tree Farm
Frost tolerant to 10 F. Look for red flowering varieties.