Hesperoyucca whipplei (foothill yucca)
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Hesperoyucca whipplei (foothill yucca)

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Our Lord's Candle, Chaparral Yucca

Tongva - asmuur
Cahuilla - panu'ul

A fast growing succulent that grows up to 2-12 feet high and three feet wide. It has white flowers with purple tips that bloom in the spring through summer.  After the flowers bloom, the plant will die.  The flowers only bloom once the plant is mature, which takes about five years.  This plant produces off shoots which grow new plants.  You can remove flower stems as needed and remove the entire plant once it does.

Plant with: Mission Manzanita, Spiny Redberry California Buckwheat, California Sagebrush

- Plant in full sun

- Best in fast draining rocky soil

- Hardy up to 25 degrees

- Attracts birds and butterflies

- Deer resistant

- Native to California