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Yucca Pendula (soft tip)

Yucca Pendula (soft tip)

Regular price $29.70 USD
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Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 2-4 feet
Spread: 4-6 feet
Flower Color: 
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


Yucca Pendula, commonly referred to as Soft Tip Yucca or Weeping Yucca, is a distinctive evergreen perennial noted for its arching, sword-shaped leaves that gracefully droop, creating a striking visual effect. Unlike many other yucca species, the tips of its leaves are softer and less sharp, making it a safer option for areas where people or pets frequent.

This plant typically grows to about 2 to 4 feet in height with a spread of 4 to 6 feet, forming a lush, dense mound of foliage. The leaves are a vibrant blue-green to green color, adding a cooling effect to the garden palette. Its growth habit and foliage texture make it an excellent choice for adding architectural interest and contrast to garden beds, borders, and container arrangements.

Adapted to full sun to partial shade, the Soft Tip Yucca is highly versatile and can thrive in a variety of soil types, provided they are well-draining. It is drought-tolerant once established, requiring minimal watering and care, which makes it ideal for water-wise gardens, xeriscaping, and low-maintenance landscapes.

Though primarily grown for its foliage, Yucca Pendula may occasionally produce tall spikes of creamy white, bell-shaped flowers during the warmer months, adding an extra layer of interest to its already attractive appearance.

In landscaping, Soft Tip Yucca is often utilized as a focal point due to its unique form and texture. It can also serve as an effective groundcover or be planted in groups for a dramatic effect. Its ability to adapt to both sunny and partially shaded conditions, along with its tolerance for drought, makes it a valuable addition to a wide range of garden settings, from formal to naturalistic designs.

Overall, Yucca Pendula is a low-maintenance, visually appealing plant that offers year-round interest and a touch of elegance to outdoor spaces. Its soft tips and weeping form set it apart from other yuccas, making it a popular choice for gardeners and landscapers alike.

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