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Yucca

Color Guard

Color Guard Yucca is one of our favorite container accents for winter plantings simply for the striking texture (careful when planting) and the golden yellow variegation is great paired with just about anything.

Scroll down the page to see a couple of containers with Color Guard as the main focal point of this foliage presentation The sunlight makes this plant glow and really draws your attention.
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Color Guard
  • Planting & Care

Size & Spacing

  • Bed Spacing: 12"
  • Container Spacing: 8"
  • Mature Width: 24-36"
  • Mature Height: 12-18"

Planting Type

  • Containers
  • Accent

Seasons

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

Type

  • Perennial

Sun/Shade

  • Full Sun

Water Requirements

  • Low *

Fertilizer

  • Average

Colors

Tolerant to

  • Drought
  • Heat
  • Frost

Resistant to

  • Deer
  • Rabbits

Growth Characteristics:
Easy to grow. Tolerant of poor soils. Drought tolerant although an inch of water per week would provide excellent conditions for faster growth.

Care & Maintenance:
You can plant this yucca in just about any soil and its happy. Drainage will be a plus.

* Low Water Requirement:
After this plant is well established, it has a lower than average water requirement. A good layer of mulch will also help reduce water needs.

Yucca Color Guard