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Yucca rostrata


Yucca rostrata has a beautiful, spherical powder blue crowns. It will develop a trunk and form an upright, unbranched tree.

Yucca rostrata is a supremely hardy species with beautiful, symmetrical, spherical crowns of powder blue, needle-like leaves. It will grow to about 16 inches in four years but over time it will develop a trunk and form an amazing, upright, unbranched tree to about five feet and possibly larger. Needs excellent drainage in full sun.

Common Name: Adam’s Needle

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rocky bajadas, slopes, or ridges that are comprised of limestone gravel.


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