- Partial Sun to Full Sun (5+ hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 2-3 Feet
- Mature Width 2-3 Feet
- Growing Zones 4-10
One of the most stunning Yuccas out there. It has stunning variegated leaves and their edges change colors throughout the seasons. In midsummer, cream colored bells appear on tall stems. The Color Guard Yucca is a low maintenance plant that gives your yard a sophisticated look.
The Color Guard Yucca has a mounded growing habit similar to an agave plant. Its leaves are a creamy yellow with green edges in the spring and summer. The centers of this North American native take on a rose color in the fall. In early and midsummer tall stalks of up to four feet sprout from the center. These stalks produce cream colored bell blooms that dangle. The mature height for this plant is two to three feet with a spread of two to three feet. Uses include border planting, landscape planting, mass planting and as a focal point.
Color Guard Yucca Care
Plant in full sun to part shade, four to six hours of sun each day is optimal. Soil should be well drained. It is tolerant of all soil types and all soil pH levels. The Color Guard Yucca has average to low water needs. Be sure not to over water. Compost is recommended when planting. No pruning is needed for this plant. Deadheading is not required.
Color Guard Yucca Spacing
Spacing for the Color Guard Yucca is two to three feet, center on center. It is important to space your plant properly so its roots can develop, and it does not get overcrowded.
Color Guard Yucca Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-10|
|Flower Color(s): n/a|
|Bloom Period: Grown for Foliage|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Tall|
|Mature Height: 2-3 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 2-3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2-3 Feet|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Drought; Heat Tolerant|
|Scientific Name: Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'|
|Common Name: Color Guard Yucca|
|Other Name(s): Adam's Needle|
|Brand: Proven Selections|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.