Soft Leaf Yucca
Soft Leaf Yucca
Yucca recurvifoliaItem #7735 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 9
Gracefully bending blue-green leaves create an interesting architectural quality. Stunning white blooms erupt from a tall flower spike for a spectacular summer show. An excellent accent that really grabs attention! A great choice for containers or as a specimen. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:YUK-a re-ker-vi-FOL-i-aPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:7 - 10, 12 - 24, 26 - 32Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Deer Resistant, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:SummerFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleTropicalDesign IdeasThis interesting evergreen perennial's bold sword-like foliage lends an exotic look to poolsides, without sharp pointed leaves. Its multi-stemmed form makes an attractive statement.Companion PlantsYarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
- CareCare InformationThrives in well-drained, sandy loams but tolerant of clay. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Very drought tolerant, once established. Feed sparingly with an all-purpose fertilizer and remove old or unsightly leaves before new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.