AWARD

YUCCA flaccida 'Ivory'

(synonym Ivory Tower) - grey-green leaves with ivory-white stripes and bell-shaped creamy-white flowers in panicles
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Basal rosettes of leaves to 55cm (22in) long, fringed with straight or curly threads
  • Cream
  • Height
    55cm (22in)
  • 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, almost stemless shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

YUCCA flaccida 'Ivory'

 

 

  • 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 1.5m (5ft), or more
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for coastal gardens
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
    Dark blue-green
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (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
    Pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents, notably cats, dogs
    May cause skin allergy
    People
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Yucca - Growing Guide
55cm (22in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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