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Botanical Name:
Yucca whipplei

Common Name(s):
Our Lord's Candle

Mountain States Nursery
Stemless, it produces dense clusters of rigid, gray-green lvs 12-18" long. Its drooping, bell-shaped flowers appear on large, branched spikes 3-6'. Plants die after blooming, much like agaves, but only individual rosettes will die off, others in in clump will continue to live & eventually bloom. Overall plant grows 3' x 6'. Native Calif. into Baja usually in chaparral 1-4000'. Prefers well drained soil. Drought tolerant but will lose lower leaves with extended drought. Great accent. Sharp

Information by George Hull MSN 
Hardy to 10 degrees F
Sun: Half
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hydrozones: #1
Soil Type: Sandy
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: Neutral
Adverse Factors: Deep Shade
Design Styles: Desert
Accenting Features: Fragrance
Seasonal Interest: Summer
Location Uses: Background
Special Uses: Shade
Attracts Wildlife: Birds
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Spring
Leaf Color: Grey Green
Bark Color: N/A
Fruit Color: Brown
Fruit Season: Fall
Fruit Type: Fleshy
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