Sotol, Wheeler Details

Sotol, Wheeler

  • Botanical Name: Dasylirion wheeleri
  • Plant Type: Shrub
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Rock Garden, Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Container, Deer Resistant, Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value: White
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season: Summer, Spring
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 5'
  • Plant Height: 5'


'Wheeler's Sotol' has slender blue-green leaves that are very attractive but sharp. Very drought- and heat-tolerant. The flower spike is greenish white and often reaches 10 to 15 feet.

Shrub Care Guide

Sotol, Wheeler Photos