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Hesperaloe tenuifolia (Grassy Hesperaloe)

Hesperaloe tenuifolia
Grassy Hesperaloe

Hesperaloe tenuifolia is a densely tufted evergreen plant whose narrow, arching, grasslike leaves can grow close to 3’ long. This plant offsets sparingly and is quite drought tolerant, however if water and fertilizer is applied the plant will grow quickly year-round. This plant enjoys full sun, reflective heat and even partial shade. Be sure to plant in a soil that is welldraining. White flowers occur primarily in April and May and are visited by bats and hawk moths. Originating just northeast of Alamos, Mexico growing among the Oaks and Agave bovicornuta.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color White, Pink
Flower Season Spring
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 2' - 3' (ft)
Spread 3' - 4' (ft)
Spacing 4' (ft)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Average
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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