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Yucca filamentosa 'Excalibur'

Also called Adam's Needle, Spanish Bayonet


Yucca filamentosa 'Excalibur' - Yucca - Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Yucca filamentosa 'Excalibur' - Yucca - Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

More About Yucca filamentosa 'Excalibur'

  • White, bell-shaped flowers on semi-woody stems
  • Blue-green to grey-green spikes are lined with curly, white filaments
  • A selection of the species with a uniform, dwarf habit
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Height: 150 cm

Interesting Notes:

The rosettes of foliage that flower will die after the blooms fade and new, side pups quickly sprout to form new plants.

Zone:

4

Height:

45-60 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

White
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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 'Excalibur' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Blue
Gray

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Foundation planting
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Yucca filamentosa 'Excalibur'