Yucca filamentosa Color Guard

Color Guard Yucca

  • »  Great green foliage with a wide gold band down the center of each leaf
  • »  Superb year round color
  • »  Drought resistant
  • »  Thrives in poor, dry soils
  • »  Easy to grow and very hardy
  • »  Nearly fool proof in the landscape

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Sword-like evergreen leaves add loads of texture to the landscape along with great color as it foliage is accented with a bright band of gold down the center of each leaf. Tall spikes rise above the foliage bearing creamy-white bell-like flowers in July. Superb year round color, form and texture in the perennial garden or shrub border. Drought resistant. Thrives in poor, dry soils. Easy to grow and very hardy. Nearly fool proof in the landscape.

Attributes
Border or Bed
Long Blooming
Summer Bloomer
Foliage Color
Gold
Green
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Fast Growing
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Flower Color
Yellow
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer Bloomer
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Upright
Soil Moisture
Dry Soil
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'

Thrives in average to dry, well drained soil. Intolerant of poor drainage or wet sites. Cut down old flower stalks and peel dead leaves from around the base in the very early spring.