Yucca gloriosa 'Variegata'

Variegated Spanish Dagger

Evergreen Shrub

Strong form is attention-grabbing and looks great shown off in a large container. Be careful of sharp end on the straps of foliage—they're sharp! 

Growing Conditions

Zone: 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Low Water / No Water, Occasional

Soil: Adaptable, Rocky, Sandy, Well-drained


Size: 36 - 120 tall x 24 - 96 wide
Shape / Form: Strappy
Foliage Texture: Bold, Coarse
Foliage Quality: Bold, Coarse

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Attracts Birds, Attracts Hummingbirds, Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Variegated
Leaf Shape: Strappy

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: Summer, Fall
Flower Shape: Cluster, Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Drama / Focal Point, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Rock Garden, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Low Water / No Water, Rabbit Resistant, Reflected Heat, Tough / Fool-Proof
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing, Suckers

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low