• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Color and Texture
    Blooms:
    Blooms at full maturity, in summer.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:YUK-uh ro-STRAY-tuh
    Plant type:Cactus/Succulent
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Blue-green
    Blooms:Blooms at full maturity, in summer.
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Companion PlantsAloe (Aloe); Yarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Echeveria (Echeveria); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soil, with an alkaline pH. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish root system, allowing soil to dry slightly between intervals. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Fertilize sparingly and prune away old, unsightly foliage in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.