A wonderful architectural plant that is becoming increasingly popular in Britain, the Yucca Variegata is a lush, vibrant evergreen. Originating from the USAs Eastern shoreline, the Sea Islands Yucca blooms fragrantly in the springtime; delicate white flowers dripping off of a tall stem. Through its flowers and foliage present, Yucca Gloriosa is an eye-catcher, it is a relatively small plant and as such is easily manageable in the home or garden. For best results, position in full to partial shade. A hardy plant at H5, it copes in the cold and without too much watering. The plant is prone to potential diseases and pests so keep an eye out for this. No pruning is required. The final height is between 1.5 m – 2.5 m (4.9 ft – 8.2 ft) and Final Sideways Spread: 1.5 m – 2.5 m (4.9 ft – 8.2 ft).
Latin Name: Yucca Gloriosa Variegata
English Name: Spanish dagger
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Flowering Period: Summer-Autumn
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Well-drained. Sand, Chalk, Loam
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sun
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered or Exposed
Hardiness Rating: Hardiness (H5)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -20 °C to -15 °C (-4 °F to 5 °F)
Growth Habit: Bushy
Pests: May be attacked by aphids on flower spikes
Diseases: May be subject to a leaf spot
Cultivation: Grow outdoors in any well-drained soil in full sun. Flowers may require hand-pollination to set seed. Remove spent flowering stems
Propagation: Propagate by seed or remove rooted suckers
Pruning: No pruning required
Suggested planting locations and garden types: Flower borders and beds Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Final Height: 1.5 m – 2.5 m (4.9 ft – 8.2 ft)
Final Sideways Spread: 1.5 m – 2.5 m (4.9 ft – 8.2 ft)
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