Yucca filamentosa 'Excalibur'
Excalibur Adam's Needle

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DESCRIPTION
Excalibur Adam's Needle
Yucca filamentosa 'Excalibur'

This yucca has beautiful blue green foliage with numerous curly, white filaments for added texture. It has a neat, round habit, smaller than the straight species. The amazing flower stems reach 4-5’ in height and it’s a host plant for skippers. A tough as nails perennial for sunny, dry sites including dry slopes.

 

BENEFITS
Tough as nails native cultivar for dry soil
Evergreen foliage provides all season interest
Larval host plant for a number of shippers
Amazingly, tall flower stems in early to midsummer
More uniform, smaller habit than the straight species
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Found in dry, sandy, open woods, hills and prairies.

Interesting Facts

Skipper butterflies are named after the quick, darting way they fly. There are more than 3500 different species of skippers worldwide.

 

GROWING TIPS

Yucca thives in any well-drained soil in full sun. Great for dry slopes.

Mature Size: 2-2ft. Wide x 3-4ft. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 5-10

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