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BESCHORNERIA yuccoides 'Flamingo Glow'

Variegated yellow and grey-green strap-shaped leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Compact rosettes of lance-shaped, fleshy leaves 50cm (20in), or more, long
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Bracts flamingo-pink and mauve
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Succulent
    Perennial succulent
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
    Under glass use standard cactus compost in full light
  • Full sun

BESCHORNERIA yuccoides 'Flamingo Glow'

 
£16.50 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    Requires very sharp drainage to avoud roots becoming over-wet. Suitable for a large pot
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects
    Place of origin
    Mexico
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    1-1.5m (3-5ft) long
    Tubular
    7cm (3in) or more long with spreading lobes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Beschorneria - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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