Dasylirion wheeleri (Grey Desert Spoon, Sotol)


Long-lived and low-maintenance, this tough plant is native from 2000 to 6000 feet in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico. It slowly forms a dense rosette of leathery silver-blue leaves with hooks along the margins. Over time it develops a short stout trunk. The tall narrow flower spikes carry small tan blooms. Plant in full sun or reflected heat, and provide good drainage.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Accent/Succulent
Size (H x W): 5ft x 5ft
Flower Color: Tan
Hardiness: Zone 7: 0˚F

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