Desert Flamenco® is an exciting new introduction from the Hesperaloe breeding program here at Mountain States. This compact selection’s grey-green rosette of leaves top out at 30” tall and wide. Compared to regular Red Yucca, this plant displays loads of side branching on the flower spikes creating waterfalls of showy, tubular, pinkish-orange flowers.

Watering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Botanical Pronunciation:hess-per-AL-oh par-VEE-flor-uh

Plant type:Perennial, Cactus/Succulent


Growth habit:Compact

Growth rate:Slow

Average landscape size:Foliage reaches 2 ft. tall and wide; blooms rise 2 to 3 ft. taller.

Special features:Compact Form, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Waterwise, Year-round Interest

Foliage color:Gray-green

Blooms:Spring through Summer

Flower color: Green

Flower attributesLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers

Garden styleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric

Desert Flamenco Dwarf Pink Yucca