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Yucca filamentosa Bright Edge

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Yucca filamentosa Bright Edge Adams Needle and Thread,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Shrubs Rosette, Upright

Tough, evergreen shrub with a rosette of leathery sword-shaped leaves. These are variegated, coloured grass-green in the centre with bright gold edging. Mature plants produce a very tall spike with large, fragrant creamy-white flowers in late summer. Great for difficult dry, sunny sites. Grows 60cm tall x 90cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High