Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' VARIEGATED ADAM'S NEEDLE Live Plant Attract Butterflies Creamy White June to July Blooms 5 to 8 feet tall!!!
Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' VARIEGATED ADAM'S NEEDLE Live Plant Attract Butterflies Creamy White June to July Blooms 5 to 8 feet tall!!!

Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' VARIEGATED ADAM'S NEEDLE Live Plant Attract Butterflies Creamy White June to July Blooms 5 to 8 feet tall!!!

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Botanical Name: Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'

Common Name: Adam's Needle

Bloom Time: June to July

Flower: Creamy white

Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet (5 to 8 feet in bloom)
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet

Foliage: Colorful, evergreen

Plant size: 2.5" pot

Requirements: Full Sun. Well drained soil.

Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer, Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Air Pollution

Life-cycle: Perennial

Multiply: Yes

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-10

Culture:

Easily grown in light, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of poor, sandy soils. Surprising tolerance for some part shade.

Noteworthy Characteristics:

Yucca filamentosa, commonly called Adam’s needle, Spanish bayonet, yucca and needle palm, is a virtually stemless broadleaf evergreen shrub (though it looks more like a perennial than a shrub) that is native to beaches, sand dunes and fields from South Carolina south to Florida and Mississippi. It has escaped cultivation and extended its original range north into New England. It features a basal rosette of rigid, sword-shaped, spine-tipped green leaves (to 30” long and to 4” wide) with long filamentous (as per specific epithet) curly threads along the margins. Leaves form a foliage clump to 2-3’ tall. In late spring, a flowering stalk rises from the center of each rosette, typically to 5-8’ tall, but infrequently to 12’ tall, bearing a long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Fruits are elliptical dehiscent capsules.

Genus name comes from the Carbi name for manihot or cassava, which is not closely related.

Specific epithet means with filaments or threads.

‘Color Guard’ is a gold-centered variegated form. It features leaves with green margins and striking creamy gold centers. Long filamentous curly white threads are found along the leaf margins.

Garden Uses:

Borders. Dry garden areas. Dry slopes. Adds architectural height. Also may be grown in large containers.

Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' VARIEGATED ADAM'S NEEDLE Live Plant Attract Butterflies Creamy White June to July Blooms 5 to 8 feet tall!!!
Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' VARIEGATED ADAM'S NEEDLE Live Plant Attract Butterflies Creamy White June to July Blooms 5 to 8 feet tall!!!