Yucca Filamentosa Bright Edge 5 Litre. Yucca Bright Edge is an evergreen decorative shrub that provides year round interest and and colour to the garden even through the harshest of winters. Tall white flowers appear in mid to late summer. Appearance is slighter darker more upright than Yucca Gloriosa Variegated. Also spikes are less sharp so can be planted pretty much anywhere in the garden. It is fully hardy and even drought tolerant when mature.
What to expect: Your plant will arrive with an actual height of 40-50cm excluding the pot.
Planting Position: Yucca are best planted in full sun but will tolerate light shade.
Soil: Plant in well drained soil that is generally dry, will not tolerate very wet or waterlogged soil.
Suitable for container planting: Yes ideal for both ground and container.
Pruning: Actual plant not necessary, remove flower spikes with secateurs or sharp scissors after flowers have died off. And and lower leaves that become damaged.
Foliage: Variegated dark green with creamy green centres, sword shaped.
Yucca Bright Edge is an extremely robust specimen that apart from removing faded flower spikes in late summer requires liitle or virtually no maintinence. For best results provide well drained soil in full sun. Water regularly during the first two years until the plant becomes established, then less often, feeding with a slow release fertiliser during late spring is beneficial but not entirely necessary. This plant requires no special attention during the winter months.
Eventual height and spread: Approximately 1 Metre tall with a 4ft spread.
Growth speed: Relatively quick.
Growth Habit: Upright, with a cascading form.
Flowering Period: Creamy white bell shaped flowers on long spikes appear mid to late summer up to 1.5 metres high
Foliage: Variageted dark green with cream margins, sword shaped.
Evergreen: Yes, this plant looks great in the winter months, especially during clear frosty mornings. Hardiness: -10.