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Sapphire Skies Beaked Blue Yucca

Yucca rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'

Pronunciation: YUK-uh roh-STRAY-tuh
SKU #02224
5-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Striking, narrow, stiff, baby blue leaves are shorter than others of the species and form a dense crown atop an elegant single trunk. Use as a bold architectural element in containers or waterwise borders. A showy spike of white flowers emerges at maturity. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Blooms at full maturity, in summer.
Mature Size Can reach 8 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide in 10 years; 12 to 15 ft. tall with age in ideal conditions.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Aloe (Aloe); Yarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Echeveria (Echeveria); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
CARE
Care 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11

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