2' - Flower stalks 6'
exceptionally drought tolerant
necessary, flower stalks may be removed after
filamentosa 'Color Guard' (Variegated Yucca)
is a fabulous yucca selection brought into the
US from Japan by hosta-guru Paul Aden. This is
the best gold-centered variegated yucca on the
market. The center coloration brightens to a creamy-gold
in midsummer, when others begin to fade.
foliage is also covered in hundreds of curly white
hairs, which can be shaved off if the lack of
grooming bothers you. Each 3' wide clump is topped
with 6' stalks of white flowers in spring.
plant Yucca Color Guard as an accent in well-drained
sunny beds along with other drought tolerant plants
such as barberry,
groundcovers to name a few.