Accent/Succulent

Hesperaloe parviflora is one of the most carefree plants you’ll find, and it produces long-lasting flower spikes throughout the summer. The coral red-flowering plants have been a staple in southwestern landscapes for years, but the yellow-flowering selection is less common. The two flower colors make a stunning combination! Hesperaloe parviflora forms a three to four foot clump of stiff, leathery, grey-green leaves. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds. This tough plant thrives in full sun, reflected heat, and even tolerates some light shade if drainage is adequate. Hesperaloe parviflora also makes a great container plant, and is a clean choice for pool areas. This native of Texas and northern Mexico tolerates temperatures to -20° F.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Accent/Succulent

Size (H x W): 4ft x 5ft

Flower Color: Yellow

Hardiness: Zone 5: -20˚F

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