Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Yucca

Yucca filamentosa
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland
Season of Interest: Mid (May - June), Late (July - frost), Winter (Nov - Mar)
Main Color: White
Fall Color: Green
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry
Nature Attracting
Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Wildlife Benefit
Cover, Butterfly / Moth Host
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Size

Height:

24 to
72
inches

Spread:

24 to
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
72
inches
Spread: 24 to
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
72
inches
Spread: 24 to
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
Special Features
Evergreen
Special Usage
Dried Flower
Basic Description

Some question whether this species complex is really a Missouri native.

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