Also called Adam's Needle, Spanish Bayonet
More About Yucca filamentosa
- White, bell-shaped flowers on semi-woody stems
- Evergreen leaves are sword-shaped and tinged green to blue
- Virtually stemless leaves form a foliage clump at soil level
- Bloom Time: Summer
- Flower Height: 200 cm
Yucca filamentosa (part of the Agave family) is native to the southeastern United States. The rosettes that flower will die after the blooms fade and new, side pups quickly sprout to form new plants.
Yucca Growing and Maintenance Tips
A bold statement in the landscape, yucca tolerate poor, sandy soils and light shade. They are salt and drought tolerant and removing spent flower stalks will help maintain neatness.
Yucca filamentosa Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesRoadside planting