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Brakelights Red Yucca

Plant Details

Plant Type: Cactus or Succulent
Plant Family: Agavaceae
Plant Description: Fire-engine red flowers of this compact cultivar begin blooming in early summer and last throughout the season. Long, fleshy, evergreen leaves grow up from its base. It is tolerant of many soil types and very drought tolerant. It needs full sun to thrive.


Succulent (perennials with fleshy leaves and no spines): Remove dead leaves and stems. Succulents with stems that die back in the fall may be left for winter interest or removed once dried. Trim as necessary to retain a desirable shape.


Mature Size: 2' tall and wide
Utah Native: No
Pollinator Friendly: Yes
Foliage Colors: Gray-green
Bloom Colors: Red
Bloom Seasons: Summer
Bloom Period: June - August

Growing Conditions

Hardiness Zone: 5 to 10
Light Requirement: Full Sun (6+ hours)
Irrigation Requirement: Very low (Water to establish)

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Draper City Hall
1020 E. Pioneer Road
Draper, UT 84020

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