Sapphire Skies Beaked Blue Yucca
Yucca rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||YUK-uh roh-STRAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||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.|
|Bloom Time||Blooms at full maturity, in summer.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Color and Texture|
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