The plant also enjoys full sun with plenty of reflected heat. The giant hesperaloe likes well-draining soils and prefers the soil to be somewhat rocky. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in the spring, before the new growth starts. In blooms in the summer, sending up a 12-15 foot tall flower spike of creamy white flowers. USDA Hardiness Zone - 6a . The strong vertical form of hesperaloe with its spectacular flower spikes makes this clumping, evergreen perennial an ideal accent plant for gardens. The plant is hardy to about five degrees Fahrenheit or lower. Hardiness: 10°F. H. funifera. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). Hesperaloe funifera (Giant Hesperaloe) Accent/Succulent. Agavaceae. Wide-leaf hesperaloe grows best in full sun, and thrives in reflected heat locations such as freeway right-of-ways and parking lot planters. Hardy to well below 0° F some say as low as -20° F (USDA zone 5). ... Hardiness: Zone 6: -10˚F Download our .pdf guide. Subscribe now and be up to date with our latest news and updates. Flower Color: White Size - Medium . Size (H x W): 6ft x 6ft 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. It is in leaf all year, in flower from September to October. This clumping, stemless, upright plant has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with coarse white fibers along the margins. funifera, Agave funifera, Hesperaloe davyi, Family: Asparagaceae Water: Very Low. USDA hardiness zone 7a to 10b: from 0 °F (−17.8 °C) to 40 °F (+4.4 °C). Foliage - Evergreen . Hesperaloe funifera flowers from April through October with 12’ high spindly flower spikes that branch like an aerial antenna. chiangii sends up an eight to twelve foot high flower stalk in late spring or early summer. Hesperaloe funifera, like Agave, is a CAM (crassulacean acid metabolism) plant (Damian Ravetta unpublished data). Hardiness zone 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. Hesperaloe funifera also known as the false Yucca. Show All Show Tabs New Mexico false yucca hesperaloe nocturna. What is new about this beautiful plant has been the realization of its tolerance to sub-zero winter temperatures! Grows in Sun. Hesperaloe funifera is a yucca-like plant which grows as a rosette of 4-5’ long leaves. It is a good clean plant for desert and succulent gardens, planted in masses or used in pots. Very low maintenance. It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. May 23, 2019 - Explore World of Succulents's board "Hesperaloe", followed by 165392 people on Pinterest. The desert native is also at home in a rock garden, planted among dry streambeds and landscape boulders. 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. Subfamily: Agavoideae 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. In blooms in the summer, sending up a 12-15 foot tall flower spike of creamy white flowers. Hesperaloe require extensive sunlight to grow and survive. Evergreen foliage is slow-growing and compact, with mature plants forming clumps two to three feet across. 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. Hardiness zones Sunset 10-16, 18-21 USDA 8-10 (arid and semi-arid regions) Landscape Use: Accent, desert plantings, container plant. Hesperaloe funifera is an evergreen Perennial growing to 1.8 m (6ft) at a slow rate. Stems to 15 feet high bear inch-wide, greenish white flowers in late spring or early summer. Bloom Color - White . 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. Leaves are linear and narrow, edged with fibrous white strands. It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. Sun Exposure - Sun To establish a deep and extensive root system, follow a regular watering schedule during its first growing season. This clumping, stemless, upright plant has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with coarse white fibers along the margins. The Plants Database includes the following 2 species of Hesperaloe .Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. The thick, green, non-spiny, sword-like leaves, which are badly in need of a shave, can … Flower Color is Orange/Peach, Pink and blooms in Summer. True sizes may vary. From northern Mexico. Hesperaloe has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with 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. Upon maturity the New Mexico False Yucca produces 8-12' high sturdy stems from which long horizontal to arching spikes of green, cream, to white,1' … Giant Hesperaloe, Giant Yucca, Coahuilan Hesperaloe, New Mexico False Yucca, Mexican False Yucca, Samandoque, Yucca funifera (basionym), Hesperaloe funifera subsp. Red yucca (which is not a yucca) is a stalwart in the landscapes of Texas and the southwest. *Height and width estimated for growth in the Tucson, AZ area. 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. 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. In the last decade, Arizona’s Mountain States Wholesale Nurseryhas earned renown for their work in selecti… 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. It is drought-tolerant when established and can go for a long time without supplemental irrigation. 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. Let us help you find the perfect plants from our catalog. Grows similar to a yucca with foliage reaching 3 feet tall. Genus: Hesperaloe. From northern Mexico. We are a wholesale nursery specializing in water efficient plants. Clumps to 6 feet tall, 68 feet wide. Upright to arching, bluish green to yellow green, narrow foliage forms tight clumps that can reach 6' across or more. See more ideas about desert plants, planting succulents, succulents. Hesperaloe funifera ssp. Native to: Northeastern Mexico 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). 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. Red Yucca, Red Hesperaloe Hesperaloe parviflora . It does not form a stem but instead the clump thickens and eventually divides into several rosettes. Plant Red Yucca in full sun in well-drained soil, preferably a bit sandy. USDA hardiness zone 5a to 10b: from −20 °F (−28.9 °C) to 40 °F (+4.4 °C). All rights reserved. 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. THE BASICS. To establish a deep and extensive root system, follow a regular watering schedule during its first growing season. Type: Succulent. Hesperaloe funifera. Learn more from Water Use It Wisely. Hesperaloe parviflora (Texas Red Yucca), a very showy native succulent from southern TX and northeastern Mexico, is not a new plant to cultivation. Copyright © 2013-2020 World of Succulents. Type: Accent/Succulent Plant in full sun or reflected heat and well-drained soils. Unarmed, it is free of spines and … Plants are hardy to zone 6 … How to Grow and Care Plant Red Yucca in full sun in well-drained soil, preferably a bit sandy. It is in leaf all year, in flower from September to October. Trel. Hesperaloe nocturna is an evergreen Perennial growing to 1.8 m (6ft) at a slow rate. Their arched form creates a decorative base, showcasing 42“ spikes topped with tubular flowers, traditionally in shades of coral and salmon pink or yellow. Foliage clump 5 feet tall, 6 feet wide. 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. These plants can stay alive and fresh for ages without water however it is recommended to at least water them twice every month. Bloom Time - Summer . Hesperaloe (false yucca) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae. It also makes an excellent container plant. 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. 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). 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. Hardiness: Zone 6: -10˚F. Giant Yucca. 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. While not a true yucca or aloe, it is related to yuccas and agaves, and like its relatives, is a carefree, non-demanding plant. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). Sun: Full/reflected sun. These plants have a very decent moisture tolerance. Danger: Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling. It is the largest hesperaloe. Hesperaloe chiangii Lowe form aka Chiangii False Red Yucca. hesperaloe funifera. Hesperaloe funifera (Lem.) 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