Yucca 'Color Guard'

PRODUCTCODE_445
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Description

Probably the most dramatic of the variegated Yucca, Color Guard produces bright gold leaves that are edged in green and turn pink and coral in winter. In mid-summer, it sends up 5-6' tall stalks which support dozens of bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers. Provides architectural interest and pizzazz for your perennial border, also lending a southwestern or contemporary flair. Definitely grows best in full sun and drier soils.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'
Plant Type:
Evergreen Shrub
Care :
Prefers average, dry, well-drained soil. Water during prolonged dry periods during the first growing season to establish a deep root system.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Clump forming habit.
Plant Height:
2-4 Feet
Plant Width:
2-3 Feet
Foliage:
Bright golden sword-like leaves edged in green, turning pink and coral in winter.
Bloom:
Tall stalks of creamy-white bell-like flowers in mid-summer.
Zone:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
Special Features:
  • Deer Resistant
  • Tolerant of Clay Soil
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Urban Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance