Beschorneria yuccoides – something from Jurassic Park? Starship Trooper? Little Shop of Horrors?

Something from the movies, sci-fi maybe - these red/green/yellow flower spikes, erupting from these spiky, sharply pointed blue-green strappy leaves - and this isn't the end to their weird display. I hope I get back to RHS Wisley in time to see them develop... a sneak preview in the link below - http://www.cooltropicalplants.com/Beschorneria-yuccoides.html

Springtime Blues at Wisley… and the rather excellent online RHS Plant Selector

Fields of Blue - Camassia leitchlini at RHS Wisley - with Rhododendrons in the woods there too (below) Primula auricula Blue Velvet - in the Alpine House at RHS Wisley yesterday Wisteria floribunda Yae kokuryu (above) at RHS Wisley - below, Clematis alpina Pamela Jackman (in my garden) If you are planning a blue-themed garden…