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Adams Needle

Yucca filamentosa

 

Description

Sword-like leaves, flowering stalk (6 ft tall), seed pods, perennial, cactus/succulent, and blue/green leaves. 

 

Adam’s Needle (Yucca filamentosa) has large white flowers that provide a nectar source for butterflies and other insects, as well as hummingbirds.

Habitat:

Grasslands, and dry sandy soil. East Coast (Maryland to Florida).

Foliage

Flat Lancets, grows in starburst pattern, hairy edges, blue/green, and spikes on tips.

Flowers & Berries:

White bell-shaped flowers grow at the top of stalk, Seed pods to follow.

 

Growing requirements of this and other Elms Nursey Plants

 

Sword-like leaves

White bell-shaped Flowers

Photos Hester Burch

 

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