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Yucca gloriosa ‘Nobilis’

Spanish dagger

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height1.5m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite red
  • Leaf ColourBlue-green

Description

Yucca gloriosa ‘Nobilis’ (Spanish dagger). This is an evergreen shrub with a stout, unbranched stem crowned with a clump of spear-shaped, pointed, blue-green leaves. In mid summer to early autumn, there are panicles of tulip-shaped, white flowers with red marks.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Southeastern N. America

Interest and use

Specimen, interesting leaves

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They grow well with low humidity; they prefer full sun and sandy soil with good drainage.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds, cuttings or suckers in spring. It is suckering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf spot

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