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YUCCA filamentosa 'Bright Edge'

Commonly known as Adam's needle, Silk grass, Spoonleaf yucca

Leaves with a narrow golden-yellow margin
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Basal rosettes of rigid leaves to 75cm (30in) long margined with curly white threads
  • White
  • Height
    75cm (30in)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Clump-forming, stemless or almost so
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

YUCCA filamentosa 'Bright Edge'

 
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids on flowers, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    USA (New Jersey to Florida). Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Nodding, bell-shaped, 5cm (2in) long
    Panicles
    Upright panicles to to 2m (6½ft)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for coastal gardens
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Harmeful to pets if eaten)
    May cause skin allergy
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Yucca - Growing Guide
75cm (30in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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