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More Foliage, More Flowers

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Queen Palm (2 of 14)

Plant in full sun; heat tolerant
Plant in average to moist soil; water when dry;
Height: 20-60 feet; Width: 10-15 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 9-11:
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch especially in fall; remove any frost damaged fronds in the spring
Zone 10: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch to conserve moisture.
Zone 11: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells; mulch to conserve moisture.

Yucca recurvifolia (Y. pendula) - Weeping Yucca
Weeping evergreen yucca with strap-like foliage and spikes of creamy white flowers in summer
Plant in full sun; heat tolerant
Plant in average to moist soil but well-drained soil
Height: 5-8 feet; Width: 4-6 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 7-10:
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; remove any damaged foliage in the spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch to conserve moisture.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch to conserve moisture.
Zone 10: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch to conserve moisture.

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