Color Guard Yucca

Drought and cold tolerant and deer resistant


Botanical Name: Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'

Habit: Fan

Height: 2-3'

Spread: 2-3'

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

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Type
Woody

Foliage
Green, Yellow

Season
Blooms in Summer

Light
Sun

Description

Color Guard is a fabulous selection with long green leaves highlighted by broad yellow centers, which turn pink and coral in winter. Masses of creamy white flowers on large, 6' spikes bloom in late summer. Sun-loving, drought tolerant, cold tolerant and deer resistant, 'Color Guard' looks stunning in a mixed bed or on it's own in a container.


Plant Characteristics

Performance

  • Great Garden Performance
  • Reliable Consumer Success
  • Easy to Grow
  • Low Maintenance
  • Multi-Season Interest
  • Improvement Over Existing Selections
  • Long Blooming

Special Features

  • Cool & Unique
  • Disease Resistant
  • Pest / Insect Resistant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fragrant Blooms
  • Cut / Dried Flowers
  • Cut Foilage/Stems

Functionality

  • Small, Urban Yards
  • Kid & Pet Friendly
  • Great in Containers
  • Edible Garden
  • Privacy Screening
  • Erosion Control
  • Wet Areas
  • Climbing

Wildlife & Environment

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies / Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Non-Invasive
  • Low Water Usage / Drought Tolerant
  • Nativar

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Zipcode 29201
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