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Yucca ‘Color Guard’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This striking yellow-centered foliage makes a great addition to the garden. In the winter the yellow stripes turn an awesome coral color. Creamy white, fragrant flowers on large spikes in late summer.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 20″ / 24″ / 48″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August

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SKU: YUCCOLGUA Categories: ,
Common Name Variegated Adam's needle
Family Agavaceae
Genus Yucca
species filamentosa
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
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Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 20" / 24" / 48"
Finish Time Slow (8-10 Weeks)
Bloom Time August
Growth Rate Slow
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer](/product-category/flowering-season/summer/)
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Green, Yellow
Soil Well drained, average mineral.
pH 6.0 - 7.2
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Award Winners, Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Winter Color
Nutritional Needs 75 - 100 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry completely between waterings.
Water (Garden) Low water needs. Drainage a necessity.
How Different? It has yellow centered leaves, which turn pink and coral in winter.
Landscape Value Pretty and clean looking year round and so colorful. Use in your sunny garden in containers, as an accent, on banks.
Finish Time to 4" 10 - 12 weeks
Comments Annual rate of growth is less then 12".
Grower Notes --
Yucca 'Color Guard' - Product Profile
Yucca 'Color Guard' - Growing Recipe

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