Hesperoyucca whipplei

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 Yucca whipplei subsp. var.  Our Lord's Candle
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Lifespan: perennial
Origin: California
Exposure: sun
Water: dry
Features: flowers, foliage
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USDA Zones: to
Sunset Zones: 2-24, 29
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Agavaceae > Yucca whipplei var. ,

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Hesperoyucca whipplei, Baker (Yucca whipplei, Torr. Y. gramini- folia, Wood. Y. ortgiesiana, Roezl. Y. californica, Groenl.). Simple or cespitose: lvs. more or less 3-sided, finely striate, rough-edged, ½ in. - 1-3 ft., glaucous: infl. 6-15 ft. high, oblong, long-peduncled, glabrous; fls. nodding, fragrant: caps, broad, 2 in. long. S. Calif. G.C. II. 6:197. Gn. 35, p. 561. R.H. 1886, p. 63. B.M. 7662 Rep. Mo. Bot. Card. 3:11, 12, 54; 4:17, 23; 13:4, 5, 85.—With extremely glaucous lvs. it is Var. glauca, Hort. With decidedly violet-shaded fls. it is var. violacea (Y. whipplei violacea, Andr6). R.H. 1884:324. G.C. III. 39:154; 51:106 and suppl. With flatter, broader and smoother-edged lvs. it is var. nitida (Y. nitida, Wright). G.C. III. 39:153. G. 30:33. Gn. 69, p. 161. William Trelease.

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