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Hesperoyucca whipplei

Common name chaparral yucca
Family asparagaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8b)
Flowers cream
Size 24"
Light sun
Cultural notes well drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Species native to Arizona, California, and Mexico, forming a ball of bluish leaves for the first few years of its life, before sending up a tall spike covered in creamy or yellowish flowers, after which the plant dies.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (84%G, 6-16d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (71%G, 9-15d)

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