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Large and fragrant creamy-white bell shaped flowers (3 inch long by 1.5 foot wide) appear on tall stalks that rise 4 to 8 foot tall in late spring, blue/green sword-like leaves (2.5 foot long by 4 inch wide) with curly threads along the edges, evergreen, attracts butterflies, rabbit resistant, tolerates a wide range of tough conditions (Drought, Shallow/Rocky Soil, Air Pollution, poor soil, salt, clay), good for erosion control due to large roots system, host plant to yucca moths including the pretty and wonderfully named Bogus Yucca Moth (Prodoxus decipiens).

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
4-8 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-10b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: MA to WI, south to s FL & e. TX. Populations north of AR, VA, & the Atlantic Coastal Plain are probably escaped from cultivation

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Adam's Needle in a half gallon pot $17.25 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

Adam's Needle Seed Packet $5.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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