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YUCCA

All Flower AUG-OCT

Genus of about 40 species of rosette-forming or woody-based perennials (some species monocarpic), evergreen shrubs and erect, eventually spreading evergreen trees from hot, dry places such as deserts, sand dunes and plains in North and Central America and the West Indies.

Used mainly as architectural accent plants.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - CAUTION - sharp spines- be mindful of eyes, especially if grown by paths or in pots.Grown for lance-shaped leaves and large, bell-shaped flowers, usually on erect stems
  • Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, aphids can infest flowers
  • Place of origin - dry regions of North and Central America and West Indies
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Yucca - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of YUCCA

YUCCA aloifolia

YUCCA aloifolia  >


Commonly known as: Spanish bayonet.
Sharply pointed evergreen sword-shaped leaves. Bell-shaped white flowers, sometimes purple-tinted
£17.50 each
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YUCCA filamentosa

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Commonly known as: Adam's needle, Silk grass, Spoonleaf yucca.
Dwarfish yucca with white flowers
£15.50 each
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YUCCA filamentosa 'Bright Edge'  AWARD

YUCCA filamentosa 'Bright Edge'  >


Commonly known as: Adam's needle, Silk grass, Spoonleaf yucca.
Leaves with a narrow golden-yellow margin
£15.50 each
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YUCCA filamentosa 'Color Guard'  AWARD

YUCCA filamentosa 'Color Guard'  >

Green edged leaves with a central pale yellow stripe. Panicles of creamy-white bell-shaped flowers
£17.50 each
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YUCCA filamentosa 'Garland's Gold'

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Commonly known as: Adam's needle, Silk grass, Spoonleaf yucca.
Long pointed green leaves with a wide yellow centre
£17.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

YUCCA flaccida 'Golden Sword'  AWARD

YUCCA flaccida 'Golden Sword'  >

Yellow-green margined leaves
£15.50 each
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YUCCA flaccida 'Ivory'  AWARD

YUCCA flaccida 'Ivory'  >

(synonym Ivory Tower) - grey-green leaves with ivory-white stripes and bell-shaped creamy-white flowers in panicles
£20.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

YUCCA gloriosa   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Adam's needle, Candle yucca, Palm lily.
Stiff, strongest spine tipped green leaves. Huge flower spikes of creamy-white flowers when mature
Large £45.00 each

YUCCA gloriosa 'Variegata'  AWARD

YUCCA gloriosa 'Variegata'  >


Commonly known as: Adam's needle, Candle yucca, Palm lily.
Yellow margined leaves
£15.50 each
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YUCCA rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'

YUCCA rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'  >

Forms a large rosette of narrow, grey-blue leaves. Bell-shaped creamy-white flowers borne in panicles on tall stems
£20.00 each
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YUCCA whipplei

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Commonly known as: Our Lord's candle.
A hardy species with long narrow spine tipped leaves. Greenish-white flower spikes edged pink
£18.50 each
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