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Yucca parviflora

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height1m to 1.8m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourCream-white
  • Leaf ColourBlue-green

Description

Yucca parviflora. This is a striking plant which grows about 1.8m in height, with long, curving dark blue-green leaves on a short trunk. The flower stems produce flowering spikes of creamy white, lily-of-the-valley-type blooms in mid summer.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

USA, Mexico, West Indies

Interest and use

Makes excellent container plants. Grown for the architectural value of their bold leaves. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They grow well with low humidity; they prefer full sun and sandy soil with good drainage. You can propagate from seeds, cuttings or suckers in spring.

Propagation

Propagate frost tender species by seed, offsets or suckers, and hardier species by root cuttings or division. Propagate in spring if they are frost tender species.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf spot

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