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Yucca recurvifolia


Yucca recurvifolia is native to the southeastern United States (Georgia to Louisiana) and will develop into a large trunked plant up to six feet in height over time. The foliage is blue green and has a soft, graceful arch that gives this species a distinctive look. Tall candelabra spikes of creamy white flowers top mature plants in midsummer. Also known as Yucca pendula.

Common Name: Soft Leaf Yucca

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6b-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dunes and sandy soils of the South Atlantic and Gulf coastal plain from Georgia to Louisiana.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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