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Yucca filamentosa

Common Name(s):
Adam's needle yucca, Spanish bayonet
Cultivar(s):
Bright Edge, Color Guard, Garland Gold, Golden Sword
Categories:
Native Plants, Perennials, Shrubs, Wildflowers
Comment:

Stiff green blades with hairy edges. Drought and salt spray tolerant; native to portions of southeastern US. Particularly resistant to damage by deer.

Season:
May to June
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Sword-like leaves; 1-2.5 ft. long
Flower:
Waxy creamy white bell shaped flowers on 5-6 ft. stalks
Zones:
4 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Form:
Stiff, erect green blades with hairy edges
Exposure:
Sun; medium to dry soil with good drainage; tolerates salt spray
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
sun, summer, white, wildflower, perennial, shrub, native plant, spring, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 574

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