Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Yucca filamentosa Color Guard (Variegated Adam's Needle)

This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of rigid, folded, spiked golden yellow leaves with long, curled threads along green margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
3-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture