Yucca rigida is a dramatic, trunk-forming, hardy species with a crown of stiff, sword-like, powder blue leaves.
Yucca rigida is a dramatic, trunk-forming, hardy species with a crown of stiff, sword-like, powder blue leaves first forming a low rosette and very slowly developing a trunk with age. White clusters of flowers rise 2-3 feet above the foliage. Resembles Y. rostrata but with much stiffer leaves. Hot sunny spots with good drainage. Photo: Wikipedia.
Common Name: Rigid Blue Yucca
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: The American Southwest, arid, desert conditions at elevation.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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