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Yucca desmetiana 'Blue Boy'


Yucca desmetiana 'Blue Boy' is a stunning structural and subtropical plant with bold shades of burgundy purple.

Yucca desmetiana 'Blue Boy' is a stunning structural addition to the garden or patio with upright stems of sword-shaped, pointed, arching, blue-green leaves that develop bold shades of burgundy purple in full sun and in cold temperatures. Use as a dramatic, subtropical focal point where ever you need it in the garden. Needs a protected situation out of winter rains in coastal BC and protection from severe cold snaps or to be grown in containers and protected above freezing or as a houseplant or greenhouse plant.

Common Name: Yucca

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Native to northern Mexico in dry habitats.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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