Originally introduced by Cistus Nursery from a seed collection at 8000' in La Siberica, Mexico, this very desirable plant has become hard to find of late but our two plants finally flowered with impressive spikes that was one male and one predominately female so we had seed! These have been undamaged in brief nighttime drops to 10F and have formed new crowns after flowering so the show will continue. It is mandatory to have a series of parties when these bloom, btw.
A remarkable arborescent species endemic to the Sierra de la Laguna of Baja California where this grew on a shaded ridge in mixed oak-pine forest at 5800'. This can get over 20' tall with a 10' inflorescence with yellowish to white flowers but that height might be for your child's child's child's child to enjoy - it will take a while! But what a nice generational legacy and it will look perfectly amazing for you in not too many years. A rare seed collection by Far Reaches Botanical Conservancy botanist Dr. Cody Hinchliff. A Far Reaches Botanical Conservancy Offering
This collection is from nearly 6000' in San Miguel Co., New Mexico and hardy down to Zone 5. This yucca relative makes dense clumps of thin grassy leaves to 3' tall and holds the dense plumes of creamy flowers nestled in the uppermost leaves. The brown seed heads evoke fat cigars. Young plants for dry situations with good drainage.
A collection by Dr. Cody Hinchliff from the highest reaches of the Sierra de Laguna in Baja, Mexico. This Bear Grass Tree makes impressive trunked specimens in time with equally impressive displays of many creamy white flowers. We can say that these plants have memories of colder times as one of these young plants we planted out in November of 2023 survived handily the beastly arctic blast of several days with temps down to 11F. A rare offering and this will be ideal in sunny dry spots with good drainage with occasional deep watering.