color guard yucca has green and yellow striped foliage Slightly arching, sword-shaped, striped leaves of creamy-white against dark green
color guard yucca has green and yellow striped foliage Slightly arching, sword-shaped, striped leaves of creamy-white against dark green

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Color Guard Yucca Shrubs

Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'

Color Guard Yucca Shrubs have sword-shaped, arching leaves striped with of fragrant, showy spikes of creamy-white blooms that contrast nicely against dark green. Highly tolerant of wind, heat, humidity and drought, plant in mass - ideal as an accent or container plant, creating a desert effect.

Growzone: 4-10

As Low As: $24.95

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1 Gallon Pot $24.95
3 Gallon Pot $52.95
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4 LB Bag
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4 LB Bag

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Yucca Color Guard Shrubs for Sale Online

Color Guard Yucca Shrubs have slightly arching, sword-shaped, striped leaves of creamy-white against dark green that provide great architectural interest. Showy spikes of fragrant white blooms in summer.

Growing Zone: 4-10
Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet
Mature Width: 3 to 4 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved evergreen shrub, Summer flowering
Sunlight: Partial to Full Sun
Habit: Upright, clump forming
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Green edged in creamy white
Pruning Season: No Pruning Needed
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established.
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a hedge. Great winter interest due to evergreen habit.
This Plants Growzone: 4-10 Color Guard Yucca Shrubs Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Color Guard Yucca Shrubs

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Color Guard Yucca Shrubs that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil, you may need to add a locally-sourced compost or topsoil to the backfill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a backfill soil for Color Guard Shrubs because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Color Guard Yucca spread through the loose, nutrient-rich soil much easier than if you used solely the existing soil, which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant too deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally-occurring, beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardener's best friend and can help guarantee your success.

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