PlantsYucca→Adam's Needle (Yucca flaccida 'Golden Sword')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Yucca filamentosa

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Spread: 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Taproot
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Fruit
Flowers
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Offsets
Other: Rhizome Cuttings
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Monocarpic
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-03-03
By Patty
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5Date: 2011-09-14Tough to split this image up since two plants are growing togethe
By chelle
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Lovely! by plantladylin Oct 21, 2011 4:07 AM 3
parent entry for Yucca filamentosa by dbrawner Aug 13, 2014 2:29 PM 23
And So It Begins... by StaticAsh Jul 27, 2016 12:28 AM 404

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