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Soapweed

Yucca glauca

Also known as

Great Plains Yucca, Spanish Bayonet, Bear-Grass, Small Soapweed, Soapweed Yucca, Soapwell, Yucca

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1m

1m

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Soapweed Overview

This is an evergreen species with sword-shaped leaves which will form a large rosette. The floral spikes are produces on tall stems in the summer; they are greenish-white and flushed with red. This plant will need excellent drainage along with a sunny position. They have an architectural importance in the gardening landscape.

How to propagate Soapweed

Seed

Propagate frost tender species by seed, offsets or suckers.

Suckers

Cuttings

Hardier species by root cuttings or division.

Division

Other uses of Soapweed

Border, ornamental, foliage, specimen