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YUCCA whipplei

Commonly known as Our Lord's candle

A hardy species with long narrow spine tipped leaves. Greenish-white flower spikes edged pink
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Available autumn 2020 -
£18.50 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - grey-green leaves to 115cm (48in) long.
  • White - greenish white
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - clump-forming, stemless shrub. Flowers are followed by green capsules 3-5cm (1¼-2in) long
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - syn. Hesperoyucca whipplei. Flower spikes to 2m (6ft). World's fastest grower. Inflorescence has acheived 3.5m (11½ft) in 14 days
  • Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, aphids on flowers.
  • Place of origin - USA (California, Arizona) Mexico.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - pendent, bell-shaped flowers 3.5cm (1½in) long
  • Racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - suitable for coastal gardens
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Yucca - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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