Yucca whipplei

Our Lord's Candle

Plant family: Liliaceae - Lilly

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Plant type: Succulent

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color White
Blooming Season Spring
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Slope Stabilizer

Plant Highlights

Yucca whipplei, or "The Lords Candle", is native to the Southwestern Desert Regions and can be found from Utah to Northern Baja . It has thin, concave leaves that are blade like structures that form a small bush at the base. The white and purple flowers are displayed on a 1 to 3 cm stalk that grows from the center of the leaf formation below. They bloom in Spring and continue until late April, setting the flowers in pouch like cases for seed generation.

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