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YUCCA filamentosa 'Color Guard'

Green edged leaves with a central pale yellow stripe. Panicles of creamy-white bell-shaped flowers

 

  • Evergreen - basal rosettes of lance-shaped leaves to 55cm (22in) long, fringed with curly or straight threads
  • White
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids on flowers, leaf spot
  • Place of origin - USA (N. Carolina to Alabama). Garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - nodding, bell-shaped flowers 5cm (2in) long
  • Panicles - upright panicles to 1.5m (5ft) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - suitable for coastal gardens
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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55cm (22in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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