Please identify 3 Mystery Plants in Los Angeles


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They’re all bromeliads of one kind or another. Pictures with the entire plant would clarify things a bit, but there’s enough for the family I’d. I work with someone who used to work at UCLA and I’ll ask him to take a look. Maybe an answer next week.
 
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I think the others may be Hesperaloe parviflora, also known as red yucca,
 
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Well my friend didn’t know what they are but, a newspaper columnist went to the gardens and was also impressed with the bromeliad display. Now we know what at least 2 of them are:
Quesnelia testudo - Turtlehead bromeliad
Puya spathacea

I’m pretty sure the third one is a species of Dyckia but exactly which one I don’t know. All of them are hardy enough to grow outside in SoCal.
 

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