• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Foliage reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide; blooms 4 to 6 ft. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Bold, Variegated Foliage
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:YUK-a fil-a-men-TOH-sa
    Plant type:Cactus/Succulent
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Foliage reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide; blooms 4 to 6 ft. tall.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
    Garden styleRustic, Xeric
    Companion PlantsSedum (Sedum); Yarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in lean to average, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in spring. Remove spent bloom spikes.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.