... Hardiness: Zone 6: -10˚F Download our .pdf guide. The Plants Database includes the following 2 species of Hesperaloe .Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Copyright © 2013-2020 World of Succulents. Let us help you find the perfect plants from our catalog. In late spring and continuing through the summer, the durable, drought-tolerant clumps are topped with up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall, open flower spikes holding very interesting, creamy white flowers. Their arched form creates a decorative base, showcasing 42“ spikes topped with tubular flowers, traditionally in shades of coral and salmon pink or yellow. Hesperaloe funifera (Giant Hesperaloe) Accent/Succulent. Subfamily: Agavoideae Type: Accent/Succulent *Height and width estimated for growth in the Tucson, AZ area. Giant Yucca. Hardiness: Zone 6: -10˚F. Hardiness zones Sunset 10-16, 18-21 USDA 8-10 (arid and semi-arid regions) Landscape Use: Accent, desert plantings, container plant. From northern Mexico. hesperaloe nocturna. H. funifera. Hardiness zone 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. Learn more from Water Use It Wisely. May 23, 2019 - Explore World of Succulents's board "Hesperaloe", followed by 165392 people on Pinterest. USDA Hardiness Zone - 6a . Agavaceae. Winter Hardiness: 0 °F Hesperaloe Pink Parade ['Perfu'] PP21,728 - A stemless succulent with clumps of upright grass-like foliage to 3 to 4 feet tall by as wide with long leathery narrow bright green leaves nearly an inch wide that taper to a soft point at the tips. Hesperaloe require extensive sunlight to grow and survive. Native to: Northeastern Mexico Bloom Color - White . Sun: Full/reflected sun. In the last decade, Arizona’s Mountain States Wholesale Nurseryhas earned renown for their work in selecti… Hesperaloe funifera, like Agave, is a CAM (crassulacean acid metabolism) plant (Damian Ravetta unpublished data). Genus: Hesperaloe. See more ideas about desert plants, planting succulents, succulents. It also makes an excellent container plant. hesperaloe funifera. Flower Color is Orange/Peach, Pink and blooms in Summer. Flower Color: White Description Hesperaloe funifera is a hard-to-find but easy-to-grow succulent with thick, green, non-spiny, sword-like leaves, which are badly in need of a shave, up to 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and form an architectural clump. Hesperaloe parviflora, commonly known as red yucca, red hesperaloe or flowering Texas red false yucca, is cultivated across U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 10. Hesperaloe funifera is a yucca-like plant which grows as a rosette of 4-5’ long leaves. Leaves are linear and narrow, edged with fibrous white strands. It is drought-tolerant when established and can go for a long time without supplemental irrigation. Hesperaloe funifera (Coahuilan Hesperaloe, Giant Hesperaloe, or Mexican false yucca) is a plant species native to Texas (Val Verde County) and northern Mexico (Coahuila, San Luis Potosí, Nuevo León), but sometimes cultivated as an ornamental elsewhere.. Hesperaloe funifera grows on rocky slopes and open plains in the Tamaulipan mezquital and the eastern edges of the Chihuahuan Desert. Clumps to 6 feet tall, 68 feet wide. Size (H x W): 6ft x 6ft USDA hardiness zone 5a to 10b: from −20 °F (−28.9 °C) to 40 °F (+4.4 °C). To establish a deep and extensive root system, follow a regular watering schedule during its first growing season. We are a wholesale nursery specializing in water efficient plants. Unarmed, it is free of spines and … The photosynthetic pathways of other Hesperaloe species have not yet been determined, but it is of interest to note that in Yucca, Hesperaloe's closest relative, there are both CAM and C, species (Kemp and Gardetto 1982). Although established plants can get by on little water, for better-looking blooms, give them a deep soaking about once every two weeks during the heat of the summer. Hesperaloe funifera also known as the false Yucca. Red Yucca, Red Hesperaloe Hesperaloe parviflora . It is the largest hesperaloe. It is in leaf all year, in flower from September to October. Type: Succulent. The strong vertical form of hesperaloe with its spectacular flower spikes makes this clumping, evergreen perennial an ideal accent plant for gardens. Hesperaloe funifera flowers from April through October with 12’ high spindly flower spikes that branch like an aerial antenna. This study addresses our continued work toward the commercialization of Hesperaloe funifera, and the discovery and development of valuable natural products from other desert plants. True sizes may vary. Grows similar to a yucca with foliage reaching 3 feet tall. USDA hardiness zone 7a to 10b: from 0 °F (−17.8 °C) to 40 °F (+4.4 °C). THE BASICS. Plant in full sun or reflected heat and well-drained soils. GIANT HESPERALOE An interesting and potential crop for Yuma County producers could be found in Giant Hesperaloe (Hesperaloe funifera), a slow growing , 6 foot tall stemless plant found in the Yucca family and desert plants native to northern Mexico. Subscribe now and be up to date with our latest news and updates. Hardiness: USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) Where to Grow: Can be grown as an annual. These plants have a very decent moisture tolerance. It does not form a stem but instead the clump thickens and eventually divides into several rosettes. Hesperaloe has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). We do not sell to the general public, but you can find our plants at the retail nurseries or wholesale outlets listed above and on the resources tab. Red yucca (which is not a yucca) is a stalwart in the landscapes of Texas and the southwest. It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. Upright to arching, bluish green to yellow green, narrow foliage forms tight clumps that can reach 6' across or more. Hesperaloe funifera is an evergreen Perennial growing to 1.8 m (6ft) at a slow rate. It is in leaf all year, in flower from September to October. Closely related to Red Yucca, Giant Hesperaloe has a similar but larger appearance. Stems to 15 feet high bear inch-wide, greenish white flowers in late spring or early summer. Very low maintenance. It is a good clean plant for desert and succulent gardens, planted in masses or used in pots. Hesperaloe funifera ssp. Hesperaloe funifera (Lem.) Grows in Sun. Scientific: Hesperaloe funifera Common: giant yucca, Coahuilan hesperaloe, or Samandoque Family: Agavaceae Origin: Lower elevations in the east-central part of the Chihuahuan Desert in Coahuilla and Nuevo Leon. It flowers white to yellow flowers up to 12 feet looking more like a fishing pole coming out of the plant with fancy bait at the ends. Sometimes xeriscape gardeners avoid cacti and Yuccas, thinking of them as cliches, but the striking blooms and unusual foliage of the Red Yucca have won over xeriscape enthusiasts from California to Texas to Florida. The giant hesperaloe likes well-draining soils and prefers the soil to be somewhat rocky. What is new about this beautiful plant has been the realization of its tolerance to sub-zero winter temperatures! While not a true yucca or aloe, it is related to yuccas and agaves, and like its relatives, is a carefree, non-demanding plant. Danger: Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling. It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. Foliage - Evergreen . In blooms in the summer, sending up a 12-15 foot tall flower spike of creamy white flowers. Pronounciation: Hes-per-AL-oo fu-ni-FER-a Hardiness zones: Sunset 10-16, 18-21 USDA 8-11 (in arid and semi-arid climates only). The plant is hardy to about five degrees Fahrenheit or lower. Show All Show Tabs New Mexico false yucca funifera, Agave funifera, Hesperaloe davyi, Family: Asparagaceae Hesperaloe funifera is a hard-to-find but easy-to-grow succulent with thick, green, non-spiny, sword-like leaves, which are badly in need of a shave, up to 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and form an architectural clump. The plant also enjoys full sun with plenty of reflected heat. chiangii sends up an eight to twelve foot high flower stalk in late spring or early summer. This clumping, stemless, upright plant has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with coarse white fibers along the margins. Foliage clump 5 feet tall, 6 feet wide. Hardy to well below 0° F some say as low as -20° F (USDA zone 5). Plant Red Yucca in full sun in well-drained soil, preferably a bit sandy. Hesperaloe funifera. Hardiness Zone: 8-11 Height: 4-6′ Spread: 4-6′ Sun Exposure: Full Sun Foliage: Green with White Fibers Flower: Greenish White Water Usage: Low. The thick, green, non-spiny, sword-like leaves, which are badly in need of a shave, can … Sun Exposure - Sun Size - Medium . Hesperaloe funifera is a hard-to-find but easy-to-grow North American native false yucca species that hails from northern Mexico and just across the border into southern Texas. Hesperaloe nocturna is an evergreen Perennial growing to 1.8 m (6ft) at a slow rate. Unarmed leaves make it useful along pathways but unfortunately it also makes it tempting as browse for deer. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in the spring, before the new growth starts. Hesperaloe (false yucca) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae. The desert native is also at home in a rock garden, planted among dry streambeds and landscape boulders. In blooms in the summer, sending up a 12-15 foot tall flower spike of creamy white flowers. These plants can stay alive and fresh for ages without water however it is recommended to at least water them twice every month. Hardiness: 10°F. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). To establish a deep and extensive root system, follow a regular watering schedule during its first growing season. Trel. Bloom Time - Summer . Hesperaloe parviflora (Texas Red Yucca), a very showy native succulent from southern TX and northeastern Mexico, is not a new plant to cultivation. How to Grow and Care Plant Red Yucca in full sun in well-drained soil, preferably a bit sandy. Giant Hesperaloe, Giant Yucca, Coahuilan Hesperaloe, New Mexico False Yucca, Mexican False Yucca, Samandoque, Yucca funifera (basionym), Hesperaloe funifera subsp. This clumping, stemless, upright plant has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with coarse white fibers along the margins. From northern Mexico. A surprising addition to a cottage garden or border, it can contribute color and textural interest, if placed with other waterwise perennials… – See more at: How to Grow and Care for a Red Yucca. Hesperaloe chiangii Lowe form aka Chiangii False Red Yucca. Plants are hardy to zone 6 … Wide-leaf hesperaloe grows best in full sun, and thrives in reflected heat locations such as freeway right-of-ways and parking lot planters. Evergreen foliage is slow-growing and compact, with mature plants forming clumps two to three feet across. It contains perennial yucca-like plants with long, narrow leaves produced in a basal rosette and flowers borne on long panicles or racemes.The species are native to the arid parts of Texas in the United States and Mexico and are sometimes cultivated as xerophytic ornamental plants. 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