Yucca filamentosa

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  • Common Name: Adam's Needle
  • Plant Story:

    A 6 ft. flowering stalk rises above 2-3 ft. high clumps of erect, dagger-like, blue-green leaves. The flowers are cream-colored and are followed by persistent seed pods.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 5-10
  • Height: 4-8 ft
  • Spread: 2-3 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Borders
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Is NativeUnited States
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Tolerant of poor, sandy soils, heat, drought, and salt. Some tolerance for part shade.


Adam's Needle - Additional Photos