Adam’s Needle – Yucca filamentosa

Cofaqui Skipper Butterfly Egg on Adam's Needle - Yucca filamentosa

Cofaqui Skipper Butterfly Egg
Adam’s Needle – Yucca filamentosa

Adam's Needle - Yucca filamentosa - Host for Cofaqui and Yucca Skippers

Adam’s Needle
Yucca filamentosa
Host for Cofaqui and Yucca Skippers

Adam's Needle - Yucca filamentosa - Host for Cofaqui and Yucca Skippers

Adam’s Needle – Yucca filamentosa – Host for Cofaqui and Yucca Skippers – Threads indicate species of Yucca

Adams Needle
Yucca filamentosa

Host for Yucca Giant-Skipper Butterfly, Megathymus yuccae and Cofaqui Giant-Skipper

Megathymus cofaqui

Zones: 10 – 4

Height: to 3′

Soil: average to dry – drought tolerant plant

Water: average

Light: sun to light shade

Bloom color: white

Bloom time: late spring to summer

Propagation: dividing rhizomes or seed

Other: sharp points to leaves

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