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Article: Introduction to Yuccas: silversword relative?

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aulani61
Emporia, KS

June 8, 2009
11:58 AM

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After viewing all the magnificent pictures of yucca here, I wonder if these are related to the silversword plant found only on Haleakala crater on the island of Maui? I have yucca in my yard here in eastern Kansas and always look forward to its blooms in the summer. What a reliable plant. It is perennial here so must be able to withstand temps down to 0.

palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


June 8, 2009
2:16 PM

Post #6658205

The Silversword is a Daisy relative (no relationship to Yuccas) in the genus Agryoxiphium. Cool plant, though

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