Yucca, Softleaf Details

Yucca, Softleaf

  • Also Known As: Weeping Yucca, Pendulous Yucca
  • Botanical Name: Yucca recurvifolia
  • Plant Type: Shrub
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Screen - Physical (e.g., barriers), Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Rock Garden, Deer Resistant, Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value: White
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season: Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 4'
  • Plant Height: 4'


Flexible blue-green foliage with sharp edges. 3- to 5-feet-tall white flower stalks in summer. Very drought- and heat-tolerant.

Shrub Care Guide

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