Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge'
Variegated Adam's Needle Yucca

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
White (Creamy white flowers that are produced on stalks in June and July)
Green; Yellow (Yellow variegation edges the sword-like evergreen leaves)
Brown (Brown capsules; not ornamentally important)
 Ultimate Height:
3-6 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
3-6 feet
Widely adapted to soils; tolerates dry soil well, but not wet soil
Cultivated origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Long sword-like to strap-like leaves (3.5' long by 2" wide) are evergreen with sharp points and edged with yellow variegation. Numerous fibers along leaf margin. Large (over 6') flower stalks with spikes (panicles) of creamy-white flowers.
 Ecological Functions:

Additional Information

As the name implies, 'Bright Edge' has leaves edged with yellow variegation. The swordlike foliage gives this species the appearance of a desert plant, and it does tolerate dry soil well. Flower spikes bring overall plant height to over 6'. Best used in mass plantings. Doesn't like wet soils.

When Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge' has been observed flowering or fruiting at Purdue University


No Fruiting Observations Available

4 Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge' found

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