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botanical name:
Beschorneria yuccoides 'Quicksilver'
Beschorneria yuccoides 'Quicksilver' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.80m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: light green
stem/bark: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Dramatic succulent evergreen making clumps with large rosettes of pointed, lance-shaped greyish-green leaves with a pronounced silvery sheen. Yellow-green flowers with red bracts are produced on thick red stems.

Very well drained soil and a sunny position. Needs a mild climate but will survive a few degrees of frost if given good drainage.

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