Yucca gloriosa

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 Yucca gloriosa subsp. var.  Moundlily yucca, Adam's needle, Spanish Dagger, Soft-tip yucca
Habit: shrub
Height: to
Width: to
Height: cm to 10 ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Origin: SE United States
Exposure: sun
Water: moderate
Features: flowers, foliage
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USDA Zones: to
Sunset Zones: 7-9, 12-32
Flower features:
Agavaceae > Yucca gloriosa var. ,

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Yucca gloriosa, Linn. (Y. acuminata, Sweet. Y. gloriosa acuminata, Carr. Y. integerrima, Stokes). Short-trunked or arboreous: lvs. 2 in. wide, stiff, smooth, nearly flat, usually with a few teeth when young or a few threads when old: fls. often reddish tinged: fr. drooping. Coast, from S. C. to Fla. A smaller form is f. minor, Carr. A form with median variegation is f. medio-striata. Forms with the outer lvs. somewhat recurving are var. robusta, Carr., Redoute, Lil., and its more glaucous form f. nobilis, Carr. (Y. Ellacombei, Baker. Y. gloriosa Ellacombei, Baker). With glaucous lvs. very plicate toward the end it is var. plicata, Carr., a taller greener-lvd. form of which is f. superba, Baker (Y. superba, Haw.).

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