Yucca Do Nursery, Inc. specializes in drought and heat tolerant plants. We're known for our wonderful selection of agaves, yuccas, and bromeliads, but we also sell palms, cycads, cacti, and more!
Browse all of our plants below, or select a category at left to narrow things down a bit.
Hardy aloe! Finally, an aloe we can grow outside that survives in spite of heat and wet winters. These large, succulent perennials produce 3' tall candelabra-like panicles throughout the warm months. The pinkish-... More
Pure aloe striata! Coral aloe is one of our favorite Aloes. The broad, silver leaves, toothless margins, and beautiful symmetry make this plant a standout amongst aloes. True Aloe striata is often hard to find because m... More
One way then another Aloe! This aloe is unique in that its growth habit changes as it ages. For a long period of time during this plants juvenile phase the leaves of the plant are distichous or stacked in two rows that parallel... More
Partridge aloe! A fat-bodied aloe that is boldly marked in white. This species is well represented in a succulent collection but you never see anyone trying it outdoors, until a friend showed us his plants in north S... More
Aloe Dorian Black! The leaves of this Aloe hybrid are green but have numerous warty, longitudinal bumps that are whitish in color. In fact there are so many of the bumpy projections that the plant looks almost white, wi... More
Pepe Aloe! This hybrid of Aloe descoingsii x A. haworthioides is one of my favorite aloes in my potted aloe collection. I love its tight, clustering habit of almost micro-sized, perfectly-symmetrical rosettes. I... More
Wonder Child Aloe! This aloe hybrid was an introduction from the Huntington Botanical Garden's International Succulent Introduction (ISI) program in 2006. It was a selection made by Brian Kemble, curator of the Ruth Ban... More
Golden Toothed Aloe This Aloe x nobilis clone was given to us years ago by Tom Peace. Over the years that we have kept it in our container collection it has always been highly admired. In overall form, it is a c... More
Texas is blessed to have several citrus relatives. Though they don't produce large edible fruit, they do have other superb qualities. Amyris texana is one of those fablous citrus relatives. It grows t... More
Winter greens! Who would have thought that Texas could be angelic! Well, it can be during the winter. This eye-catching foliage plant emerges from dormancy in the fall and produces large, dissected, glossy dark gree... More
Golden flame aniscanthus! This selected form is outstanding because of its clear pumpkin orange flowers. Mixing it with red flame anisacanthus makes a striking statement that the butterflies will revel in.... More
Hummingbirds love them! Flame anisacanthus displays abundant, trumpet-like, cadmium-red flowers all summer, no matter how hot or dry it gets. This tough perennial needs a good haircut in late winter in order to maintain a sh... More
We saw this large vine Duchman’s Pipe in Southern Bolivia growing in a heavily forested area near a lake. We were amazed by the height at which the vines grew because they easily reached into the ca... More
Maroon Pelicans! The lush curtain effect of the heart-shaped leaves sets the stage for the pipe-like flowers which at times resemble birds in flight. The flowers on this species are quite large and colored a deep maro... More
Pelicanoid Dovies! A very rare species in cultivation, which hails from Mato Grosso state in central Brazil. Unlike many Dutchman’s pipes which have flowers in heavy earthy tones ranging from warm chocolates to cream,... More
Bishop's Cap cactus! On my first trip to Mexico Carl took me to a limestone hill out in the middle of what seemed to be a vast expanse of nothing much. The area was in the rain shadow between two much higher ridgelines a... More
This African orchid-tree has large coral-orange flowers, which are produced in such abundance that they completely cover this broad-spreading shrub from mid-summer until frost. The size and color o... More
Yellow bell orchid tree! 'Never give up' is my motto and that is the case with this summer flowering shrub. For years I have grown this plant only to have it freeze dead even in the mildest of winters. A couple of years ago w... More
Agarita! This highly ornamental shrub has twisted, prickly, green to blue-green foliage mottled in silver; and as the name implies, the leaves are arranged in threes. Agarita's butter-yellow blooms suddenly ap... More
Narrow Leaf Queen's Tears! We knew that Billbergia nutans was native to Brazil and Argentina before we started traveling in these countries but we did not know exactly where. We always anticipated finding it at some time or ano... More
Several years back we visited the Huntington Botanical Garden. When we were near the Chinese Garden we noticed a grouping of straight trunked trees with smooth gray bark that were labeled as Brachychi... More
Droopy Blue Hesper Palm! Some list this plant as a variety of Brahea armata and others say it is a hybrid of B armata and B. brandegeei, whatever it really is I am impressed with it. This moderate growing, single trunked palm... More
Leopard Tree, Brazilian Ironwood! A moderate size tree to 45' tall with a broad spreading canopy. The foliage is soft and ferny and the species has no spines. Small yellow flowers occur in clusters at the branch tips during the summer... More
Desert Bird of Paradise This bird-of-paradise is native to Argentina but has naturalized in areas of western and central Texas. The large, showy yellow and red flowers on open racemes are exceptionally striking against the c... More
Red-bird-of-paradise! This highly-ornamental summer flowering herbaceous perennial attracts all the neighbors' attention as well as butterflies and hummingbirds. Produced all summer long, the showy red flowers are held abo... More
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We've moved to Giddings
Despite many attempts over the years to update our address from the old Hempstead location that appears in internet search engine results, we've had little success, so please note that Yucca Do Nursery Inc. has only one location in Giddings TX. The old Hempstead, TX location no longer exists. If you go there you will not find Yucca Do Nursery. Also, Yucca Do Nursery in Giddings does not have walk-in retail hours. If you wish to visit the nursery please make an appointment.