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Yucca gloriosa

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Description

Drought tolerant; native to southeastern US.  This plant is highly salt tolerant.

Wildlife Value: Particularly resistant to damage by deer.

Cultivars:
  • 'Variegata'
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#cpp#deer resistant
Cultivars:
  • 'Variegata'
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#cpp#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Yucca
    Species:
    gloriosa
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Shrub
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    4 in. bell-shaped, pendulous, creamy white flowers tinged red or purple on erect 3 to 8 foot panicle in summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Variegated
    White
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Stiff, straight 1.5 to 2 ft. sword-like glaucous green spine-tipped leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Salt