Spanish Bayonet, Yucca gloriosa, can grow into a 16 foot tall specimen, and the trunk is surrounded with sword-shaped leaves with a sharp spike at the end that when planted in rows will burglar-proof your house if planted under a window. The Spanish bayonet tends to grow in thick clumps and is an evergreen that is cold hardy to minus 5 degrees F. Huge cluster of white lily-like flowers appear on a stalk that rises from the top in the Spring.
The Spanish Bayonet plant is native to the United States and occurs naturally northward to North Carolina. Spanish Bayonet Yucca do well in dry soils and are very tolerant of salt water and is planted ornamentally in backgrounds away from children and pets. You can buy your Spanish Bayonet Yucca plants from the TyTy Nursery today! The Spanish Bayonet can function as a gate blocker. The Spanish Bayonet plant can grow 20 ft. tall, but often it will fall over, but new plants will arise all along the stalk to form large colonies. The white blooms atop the Spanish Bayonet plants are quite spectacular and last for a long time. Plant a Spanish Bayonet underneath a window and you'll never be visited by a burglar. Yucca-The Spanish Bayonet plant can grow into colorful clusters of ornamental plants at shopping malls.