Adam's Needle

Yucca filamentosa

Adam's Needle And Thread, Carolina Silk Grass, Needle Palm, Our Lord's Candle, Spoonleaf Yucca

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Small, evergreen shrub species with a stemless, clumping growth habit. Produces sword-shaped foliage coloured deep green, measuring up to 75cm long and edged with curly filaments. Flowers are cream-white and striking over the green foliage. These measure approximately 6cm in length and are produced in panicle arrangments late in the summer.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Asparagaceae

Flower colour

Cream, White
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