Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Beschorneria yuccoides

Beschorneria yuccoides (Amole) - A stemless rosette native to Mexico that is related to Yucca and Agave, reaching 5-6 feet tall. The tough and pliable leaves are 1 to 2 feet long by 2 inches wide and a gray-green color. In summer, the red flower stalk rises high above the foliage and displays bright green pendulous flowers embraced by red bracts. Plant in full sun, little water.

grown in Western Springs in Auckland.

Used as a majestic floral arrangement during Mt Albert Baptist Church centenery, 

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