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Agavaceae

Hesperaloe

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Hesperaloe parviflora

Hesperaloe contains a few species in the agave family from Texas and northern Mexico. Evergreen clumps of grassy leaves and spikes of bell-shaped flowers make these plants nice additions to a xeric bed. They often attract hummingbirds. Hesperaloe are low-maintenance, long-blooming plants.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsGrassy clumps of foliage in rosette form. Bell-shaped flowers. Resembles yuccas.

CareGrow in full sun or part shade in well-drained rocky or sandy soil.

PropagationStart from seed or divide clumps in winter.

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