Compact shape with a glaucous evergreen foliage, turning bronze in fall. Purplish pink flowers appear in May. An addition of acidic potting soil is required when the shrub is planted. Each spring, an application of acidic fertilizer is well recommended. Avoid excessive watering. Mulch recommended to protect the roots.
One of the most beautiful variegated yuccas on the market. Its sword-shaped leaves bear bold central stripes of bright canary-yellow against a rich celadon edge. The center coloration brightens to a creamy-gold in midsummer when others begin to fade. Branched clusters of nodding, creamy-white bells open in mid-summer on stout stems that reach 1,8m tall.
The evergreen blue-green leaves of Adam's needle are two-edged sword like.The leaves are basal; that is, they all originate from one point, taking the form of a rosette. Ivory white flowers appear on a 1,5 to 2m spike. Blooms every year in new leave rosettes, three years after the plantation. Cut down faded flower stem after blooming and cut dried leaves in spring. Use in group or alone in rock gardens or in association in borders. "