Golden Sword Yucca
Yucca filamentosa 'Golden Sword'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||YUK-uh fil-a-men-TOH-sa|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide; blooms 4 to 6 ft. tall.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Bold, Variegated Foliage|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9