(Red Yucca, Red-flowered Yucca, Texas Red Yucca)
Family: Agave (Agavaceae)
Hardiness: To -20 degrees F. The plant fares much better in the dry cold than
in the wet cold. Evergreen succulent with a bunching habit. The plant produces
a fountain of narrow leaves,grey-green, to 4 feet long, with fibrous margins.
Bright red, tubular flowers on multiple flowering stalks to 6 feet. Native to
American SW and Northern Mexico. Excellent for landscape use, especially
around structures, where a deep and gravelly bed will assure good habitat for
evergreen and sporadically very colorful accents. Good nectar producer.
Hummingbird attractor. The leaves contain an especially fine fibre that can be
retted outand used in paper production. Strong, resilient, and nontoxic, these
fibres can be used in filtration, teabags, and also as a base fibre for recycling
short fiber papers. Plant prefers full sun, fast draining soils and is extremely
Feel free to order this plant at any time, but please be aware that we SHIP PLANTS APRIL 1 to AUGUST 1 AND SEPTEMBER1 to DEC 1 only. Orders received outside these months will be automatically backordered. If you are ordering plants out of season, you may wish to order them separately from your seeds, in order to streamline the process.
If you have chosen a PLANT* (marked with a *), shipping costs are as follows:
1 to 6 PLANTS* will ship for $14.90
7 to 8 PLANTS* will ship for $19.90 (The shipping may be more if you buy other things in addition to plants.)
For 9 or more PLANTS* or if ordering plants NOT marked with a *, we will contact you with a UPS shipping estimate.