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Hardy Outdoor Yucca Filamentosa Color Guard 5 Litre

Hardy Outdoor Yucca Filamentosa Color Guard 5 Litre

£24.95
Yucca Filamentosa Colour Guard by Charellagardens
Yucca Filamentosa Colour Guard by Charellagardens Hardy Outdoor Yucca Filamentosa Color Guard 5 Litre Hardy Outdoor Yucca Filamentosa Color Guard 5 Litre
9 In stock
Quick Overview
Highly adaptable semi mature plants 40-50 cm tall inclusive of pot.
Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
20cm - 40cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
1.5m
Toleration
Toleration
-10
Flowering Colour
Flowering Colour
White
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Quick
Evergreen?
Evergreen?
Yes
9 In stock
Qty

Yucca Filamentosa Color Guard 5 Litre.  Also known as Adams Needle Yucca. A low maintenance frost hardy Mediterranean style plant. It can withstand extreme cold as well as the hottest parts of the garden.  An excellent choice for dryer areas of the garden. It forms a large rosette of variegated sword shaped leaves, which are much more child friendly than other sharper Yucca varieties. When mature it produces tall spikes which become loaded with creamy white flowers during late summer.

What to expect: Your plant will arrive with an actual height of 30-40cm and will look exactly like the pictures or larger. Planted in 5 Litre/ 23cm pots

 

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 spikies with secateurs or sharp scissors after flowers have died off. And and lower leaves that become damaged.

Foliage: Variageted dark green with creamy green centres, sword shaped.

Hardiness: -10

Yucca Color Guard 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: Upto 4ft 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 creamy green centres, sword shaped.

Evergreen: Yes, this plant looks great in the winter months, especially during clear frosty mornings. Hardiness: -10.

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