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Botanical name: Beschorneria yuccoides
Other names: Mexican lily, Yucca-leaved beschorneria
Species: B. yuccoides - B. yuccoides is a clump-forming perennial with grey-green, strap-shaped leaves and yellow-green tubular flowers with red bracts.
Beschorneria yuccoides is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow, Red, Green in Summer
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific pests: Scale insects
Pruning: Remove faded or dead foliage as needed. No other pruning needed.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Offsets, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Beschorneria yuccoides (Mexican lily) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Drought Tolerant, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Sub-Tropical
Cultivation: Plant inside in full light in cactus compost. Water when in growth and fertilse montly with a balaced liquid feed. Can also be grown outside in milder climates, but will require protection from frosts.
Soil type: Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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