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Yucca ‘Sapphire Skies’


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.

A vigorous selection with elegant powder blue leaves which hold their color year-round. Over the years it will form an upright, unbranched tree with a stout trunk to about 4'. The hardiest of the trunk forming Yuccas. Another rare and exciting plant find brought to us from our friends at Cistus Nursery.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 16″ / 16″ / 36″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August

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SKU: YUCSAPSKI Categories: ,
Common Name Adam's needle
Family Agavaceae
Genus Yucca
species rostrata
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # --
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Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 16" / 16" / 36"
Finish Time Slow (8-10 Weeks)
Bloom Time August
Growth Rate Slow
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Green, Blue
Soil Well drained, average mineral.
pH 6.0 - 7.2
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses 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 baby blue colored, short leaves.
Landscape Value Sunny entry, as an accent, or in a container. Tolerates drought and will grow in parking strips!
Finish Time to 4" 10 - 12 weeks
Comments This plant prefers low winter rainfall. Will not flower until mature, which can be 3-6 years or more.
Grower Notes --
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