Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa

Yucca filamentosa

"Adam's needle and thread"

Yucca filamentosa

1 bare root — £3.95

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Description

The wonderful evergreen foliage of Yucca filamentosa will provide year-round interest and structure in borders or containers. With mature plants, tall spikes rise above the foliage in mid-to late summer, carrying tall panicles of white, bell-shaped flowers. The long, sword-shaped leaves are deep green. This exotic-looking plant, commonly known as Adam's needle and thread, makes a great focal point, and is ideal for sunny spots where, once established, it will be superbly tolerant of drought conditions.

Being evergreen, of course, Yucca filamentosa will add useful colour and structure to the garden even through the harshest of winters. Over the years, this plant can develop into many-headed clumps of lax foliage.

Key features

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Drought tolerant

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Yucca filamentosa

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    1.2-1.5m

  • Established spread

    1.2-1.5m

  • Plant spacing

    1 plant per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Shrub/Tree

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    5 years +

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Dry

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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