Yucca rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'

Sapphire Skies Beaked Blue Yucca

Evergreen Perennial

Typically grown for its architectural and dramatic impact in full sun, low-water planting schemes (blooms appear on mature plants only). It needs well-draining soil or is often grown as a showy container specimen.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 24 - 60 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Drama / Focal Point, Hell Strip, Rock Garden, Small Gardens, Specimen
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Firewise, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos