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Yucca ‘Bright Star’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


This stunning variegated plant is a center of attention in any garden – sword-like leaves with broad yellow margins and sage green centers. This drought-tolerant SE US native is well suited for xeriscapes or in low-maintenance containers. This plant requires good drainage. For years, the keystone in our collector's garden has been this magnificent Yucca.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 36″ / 36″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August

SKU: YUCBS Categories: ,
Common Name Yucca
Family Agavaceae
Genus Yucca
species recurvifolia
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP17653 (as 'Walbristar')
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time August
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green, Yellow
Dormancy --
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It has a much broader yellow margin than any other variegated Yucca.
Landscape Value Xeriscapes, dry garden, specimen, or container.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 36" / 36"
Soil (Garden) Well drained, average mineral.
Water (Garden) Low water needs. Drainage a necessity.
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Winter Color
Comments White flowers in late spring. Zone 5 hardy with wind protection and winter dry.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry completely between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 2.5
pH 6.0 – 7.2
Fertility Needs 75 – 100 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 10 – 12 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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