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Commonly known as Adam's needle, Candle yucca, Palm lily
EvergreenNarrow, stiffly-pointed, arching, blue-green leaves to 60cm (24in) long.
WhiteSometimes purple-tinged 5cm (2in) long in upright panicles.
Tall ShrubErect shrub with a stout stem, simple at first, later sparsely branched.
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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)
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Additional FeaturesArchitectural interestGood to knowFlower spikes to 2.5m (8ft)Pests & DiseasesLeaf spot, aphids on flowers.Place of originUSA (northern Carolina to Florida).
Garden Location/ConditionsCoastal / windsweptSuitable for coastal gardensPatio / pot plants
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Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(Harmeful to pets if eaten)May cause skin allergy
YUCCA gloriosa 'Variegata'
CISTUS x aguilarii 'Maculatus'
EUONYMUS fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'
FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'
Buy Varieties of YUCCA gloriosa
yellow margined leaves