Yucca gloriosa
SPANISH DAGGER, ADAM'S NEEDLE
Asparagaceae-Agavoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub or succulent

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Origins: USA

Other Botanical Names: Yucca integerrima, Y. obliqua, Y. patens, Y. plicata, Y. plicatilis, Y. pruinosa, Y. recurvifolia, Y. superba, Y. tortulata

Other Common Names: Mound Lily Yucca, Roman Candle

 
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Yucca gloriosa
SPANISH DAGGER, ADAM'S NEEDLE
Asparagaceae-Agavoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub or succulent

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late summer to late autumn

Leaves: blue-green

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, formal, contemporary, dry style & coastal designs

Uses: barrier, pot, accents

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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