Member Price: $99.95
Member Price: $99.95
The Beaked Yucca (Yucca rostrata), also known as the Big Bend Yucca or Silver Yucca, is a striking and drought-tolerant desert plant prized for its architectural form, attractive blue-green foliage, and stunning flower display. This evergreen plant offers year-round interest and requires minimal maintenance, making it an excellent choice for gardeners seeking to add a touch of visual drama and resilience to their landscapes.
The Beaked Yucca is a slow-growing, tree-like plant that typically reaches heights of 6-15 feet and a width of 3-5 feet. The plant features a singular or branching trunk topped with a dense rosette of stiff, linear, blue-green leaves. The leaves are edged with small teeth and have a sharp tip, giving the plant a distinctive and sculptural appearance.
This hardy plant thrives in full sun and requires well-draining soil. It is highly drought-tolerant, making it an ideal choice for xeriscaping or other low-water landscape designs. The Beaked Yucca is also cold-tolerant, capable of withstanding temperatures down to -10°F, which makes it suitable for a wider range of climates than many other yucca species.
The Beaked Yucca is renowned for its impressive flower display, which typically occurs in late spring to early summer. A tall, erect flower stalk emerges from the center of the rosette, reaching heights of up to 6 feet. The stalk is adorned with numerous creamy white, bell-shaped flowers that are arranged in dense, conical clusters. The flowers are not only visually appealing but also attract pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to the garden.
Following the flowering stage, the Beaked Yucca produces fruit in the form of elongated, fleshy seed capsules. The capsules are approximately 2-3 inches long and contain numerous small, flat, black seeds. While the fruit is not considered a significant feature of the plant, the seed capsules contribute to its overall architectural appeal and can provide a source of food for wildlife.
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