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Adam's Needle Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'
Monkey Grass Liriope muscari 'Big Blue'

Large, evergreen rosette of leathery sword shaped leaves, grey-green in color with a yellow center. When mature, produces a tall spike with large creamy white flowers. Takes on coral tones in winter.

Adam’s Needle is a terrific plant for problem sunny areas with dry soil. It forms a large, evergreen rosette of leathery sword-shaped leaves, grey-green in colour with a buttery yellow centre. Takes on coral tones in winter. When mature, the rosettes produce a very tall spike loaded with large creamy-white flowers in late summer. An excellent specimen plant for difficult sites. Clumps may need dividing after 5 to 6 years — goggles and gloves are advised. Generally does not require any pruning. Remove faded flower stems to the base after blooming, in late summer.

Blooms mid summer

Deer resistant, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, fragrant, container plant, winter hardy

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in sunny areas with dry soil. Easy to care for, and works excellent in container gardens.

Uses: mass plantings
Full sun to partial sun
Height: 36" - 48"
Growability: easy


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