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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.
Dwarf shrubTypically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
Additional FeaturesGood to knowCAUTION - 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 stemsPests & DiseasesLeaf spot, aphids can infest flowersPlace of originDry regions of North and Central America and West Indies
Soil ConditionsAlkaline / Chalk lovingWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(Harmeful to pets if eaten)May cause skin allergy
Buy Varieties of YUCCA
sharply pointed evergreen sword-shaped leaves. Bell-shaped white flowers, sometimes purple-tinted
dwarfish yucca with white flowers
leaves with a narrow golden-yellow margin
green edged leaves with a central pale yellow stripe. Panicles of creamy-white bell-shaped flowers
long pointed green leaves with a wide yellow centre
yellow-green margined leaves
stiff, strongest spine tipped green leaves. Huge flower spikes of creamy-white flowers when mature
yellow margined leaves
forms a large rosette of narrow, grey-blue leaves. Bell-shaped creamy-white flowers borne in panicles on tall stems
a hardy species with long narrow spine tipped leaves. Greenish-white flower spikes edged pink