Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Red Yucca's Second Showing

Hesperaloe parviflora
AKA
Red-Flowered Hesperaloe
Texas Red Yucca
Redflower False Yucca
Red-Flowered Yucca

I've written about Red Yucca Once, Twice, Three times before, so all I'll say is that this particular plant sends up flower spikes twice a year, unlike the other Red Yucca I have in my garden. Today, the first flower of its second bloom period finally opened.

5 comments:

Yolanda Elizabet said...

Stunning! Here we only have the white flowering yucca's so this is a really nice suprise to me. :-)

nikkipolani said...

Photographed like that, it looks like a tropical flower!

Julie said...

What a great photo! I've been wanting to ask you what the absolute best date, (or 2 week stretch) would be during the spring months to see the most flowering of the desert plants???
I may want to fly out for a long weekend and have a peek at the blooms!

Mad Man Bamboo said...

The red yucca is beautiful, almost looks like tropical ginger in a way.

Sean

Annie in Austin said...

This is a plant that's grown all over Austin - and one I haven't managed to kill. Mine is still small and hasn't bloomed yet- it would be wonderful to have more than one bloom period.
Your photo gives me hope!

Annie at the Transplantable Rose