• 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
    Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soil. Best in full sun, but tolerant of light shade. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Remove spent bloom spikes. Established plants require little care.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.