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 xeriscape specimen. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
- 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 growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.Foliage 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. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Remove spent bloom spikes. Fertilizer sparingly and prune away old, unsightly foliage before new growth begins in early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.