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A yucca-like exotic for a warm spot with super-sharp drainage.
Genus of about 7 species of clump-forming, rosette-leaved succulents from semi-arid areas of Mexico.
Evergreen - arching, often glaucous, lance-shaped leaves with fleshy keels and very fine marginal teeth.
Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
Succulent - perennial succulents. Slightly arching panicles of pendent, tubular flowers in late spring, early summer.
Additional Features - Good to know - grown as specimen plants.
Pests & Diseases - scale insects possibly
Place of origin - Mexico
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - sharply drained and humus-rich