Yucca whipplei ssp. parishii

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Species Name: Yucca whipplei ssp. parishii
Common Name: Our Lord's Candle

Very robust and hardy.

Plant Family: Agavaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 5' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Rosettes of lance-like, spiky leaves
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Cream
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: San Gabriel Mountains
Natural Habitat:

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Other Names
  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.