Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Yucca glauca

Also called Small Soapweed Yucca


Yucca glauca - Great Plains Yucca

Yucca glauca - Great Plains Yucca

More About Yucca glauca

  • White, bell-shaped flowers on semi-woody stems
  • Evergreen leaves are narrow, sword-shaped and gray-blue in colour
  • Virtually stemless leaves form a foliage clump at soil level
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Height: 150 cm
  • Foliage Height: 80 cm

Interesting Notes:

Yucca glauca (part of the Agave family) is native to central North America, growing from southern Alberta, Canada down to Texas U.S.A. The rosettes that flower will die after the blooms fade and new, side pups quickly sprout to form new plants.

Zone:

3

Height:

60-80 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

White
You must be logged in to
view availability and prices.
×

Great Plains 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 glauca 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

Silver
Gray

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Foundation planting
Specimen