Extremely rare this Dasylirion Wheeler is variegated with a broad stripe of cream running down its leaves. It is a very architectural plant and ideal for adding dramatic accent to your garden design.
Slow growing usually with stiff, thin, only blue grey strap-like leaves which have serrated edges and are arranged perfectly in attractive symmetrical rosettes. As it matures it forms a trunk. Related to the Yucca and Agave it is tolerant of windy and coastal positions and extremely hardy.
This is a exceptionally beautiful and imposing plant when mature, but easy to maintain.
Latin Name: Dasylirion Wheeleri.
Common Name: Desert spoon Yucca, Wheeler's Sotol
Native to: North Western Mexico, South Eastern USA.
Hardiness: Hardy down to -15 degrees.
Growth Characteristics: Slow growing, evergreen. Long, thin strap like leaves with a broad cream stripe running down the center arranged perfectly symmetrically. Serrated margins. Related to the Yucca and Agave. Tolerates coastal positions and drought.
Sunlight: Full sun/partial shade.
Exposure: Wind, salt and drought tolerant.
Soil: Well drained soil. Gritty
Moisture: Water sparingly. do not water in winter.