Adam's Needle (Yucca flaccida 'Color Guard')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet (.9-1.8m)
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet (.6-.9m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Fruit
Flowers
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. www.terranovanurseries.

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Date: 2011-01-21Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. www.terranovanurseries.
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Location: IDEA Garden, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: ILDate: 2008-05-19
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: May  26, 2017pretty bloom
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-25
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Location: ILDate: 2010-10-29
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden, St LouisDate: 2018-03-31
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Location: Middle TennesseeDate: 2012-03-03pups - first winter
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Date: 2012-07-05
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Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, TxDate: 2014-05-19
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Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, TxDate: 2014-05-19
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2014-06-29Receives full sun all day
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Location: My gardenDate: 2014-08-11
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Date: 2015-03-24
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Date: 2015-03-24
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2015-06-08Receives full sun all day
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2015-06-08Receives full sun all day
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2015-06-08Receives full sun all day
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-09-24
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Location: all photos from my gardensDate: 2019-04-23
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Comments:
Posted by clintbrown (Medina, TN - Zone 7b) on Feb 23, 2013 10:45 PM

This plant is perfect for all-year interest. It always looks good. It is perfect for containers too.

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