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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Yucca rupicola

Ideal for small spaces. Petite, stemless forms clump to 2' by 3' wide. Contorted bright green leaves twist & turn. Summer, produces 5' open spikes of creamy white flowers. Endemic to Central Texas often under mesquites and oaks.  Full Sun to part shade, Well Drained Soil, This can hybridize with Y. pallida to form gray twisted leaves. This though has dark green, twisted leaves making id simple.

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