SCIENTIFIC NAME: Yucca aloifolia
COMMON NAME: aloe yucca
FLOWERS: Stalk grows up to 8' tall in summer with white flowers.
GROWTH HABIT: Grows 8' to 10' tall and will spread by runners.
LEAVES: Sword shaped, but has no filaments. Stiff leaves that terminate in a stiff spine.
OTHER: Very drought tolerant. Native to sunny, dry, and hot locations. May have liability problems if used too much in the landscape. A member of the Agavaceae family.