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Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata' (Variegated needle palm)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata'

Other names

Variegated needle palm

Genus

Yucca Yucca

Variety or Cultivar

'Variegata' _ 'Variegata' is an evergreen shrub with blue-green, sword-shaped leaves with cream margins and large panicles of cream flowers in summer.


Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spiky

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Cream in Summer

Foliage

Blue-green, Cream in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Suckers


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Where to grow

Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata' (Variegated needle palm) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Foliage only, Mediterranean, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata'

Other names

Variegated needle palm

Genus

Yucca Yucca

Variety or Cultivar

'Variegata' _ 'Variegata' is an evergreen shrub with blue-green, sword-shaped leaves with cream margins and large panicles of cream flowers in summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spiky

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Cream in Summer

Foliage

Blue-green, Cream in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Suckers


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata' (Variegated needle palm) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Foliage only, Mediterranean, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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