Though not usually considered a border plant, this compact form of the exotic desert plant is in no way out of place at the back of a large border, especially the double border. Two or three plants at regular intervals will, when bearing their huge branched buff panicles in autumn, bring an exotic touch to the border or it may be used as a focal point on a lawn.
Yucca filamentosa is free flowering and its long leaves are narrow and compact so that the plant occupies only about a sq. yd. of ground.
It likes an ordinary soil which is well drained and has been enriched with some humus.
Planting is best done in early spring for the leaves areand this is the most suitable time to move all evergreens.