Yucca elata
Plants of the Southwest

Yucca elata

Soap Tree Yucca

Soap Tree Yucca is the state flower of New Mexico. A tree-like yucca with a definite trunk 6-8 ft. tall. In the late summer it shoots up the tallest flower stalk of the yuccas. Creamy white, lily-like flowers. Sow seed in fall or cold stratify. Zones 4-9.

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