Color Guard Yucca

Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'

Pronunciation: YUK-uh fil-a-men-TOH-sa
SKU #09015
4-10

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Description Slightly arching, sword-shaped, striped foliage of creamy-white against dark green provides great architectural interest. Showy spires of fragrant snow white blooms in summer. Ideal as an accent or container specimen, or used in mass plantings. Tolerant of wind, heat, humidity, and drought. Evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Midsummer
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Rabbit Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Road Salt Tolerant
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Poolside
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Sedum (Sedum); Yarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia)
CARE
Care 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.

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