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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
needle palm 'Ivory'
Yucca flaccida 'Ivory Tower' Yucca gloriosa 'Ivory Tower'
Yucca can be evergreen perennials, shrubs or trees, with dense or loose rosettes of stiff, sword-shaped leaves and tall panicles of bell-shaped flowers
'Ivory' is a small, stemless evergreen shrub forming a clump of dark green, sword-shaped leaves tending to droop at the tips. Bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers 6cm in length, are borne freely in erect panicles to 1.2m in height
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in sheltered, well-drained beds, where there is full sun all day
Propagate by bud cuttings which are treated as softwood cuttings or take stem cuttings which are treated as hardwood cuttings. Root cuttings can also be used. Division of clumps is also possible
Suggested planting locations and garden types
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Pruning Pruning not normally needed, but damaged leaves and spent flower spikes can be removed as necessary in the spring
Pests Flowers may be attacked by aphids; snails eat the foliage
May be affected by a leaf spot
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