'); Let's open Variegated Plants week with a list of the most active variegated plants in our database. It has large, leathery green leaves that are variegated white. Also good in containers. Photographer: Gardensoft: Description: This evergreen shrub will grow 2.5' tall and 5' wide. Phonetic Spelling YUK-ah FLA-sih-dah This plant has low severity poison characteristics. Details 'Colour Guard' forms rosettes of evergreen leaves, rich green with a broad, central, pale yellow stripe. There is a variegated cultivar called 'Variegata' that has light yellow stripes along the margins. Adam’s Needle is a terrific plant for problem sunny areas with dry soil. Monrovia's Color Guard Yucca details and information. Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' (Adam's Needle) is a very ornamental, broadleaf evergreen shrub featuring a basal rosette of rigid, sword-shaped, spine-tipped, rich green leaves with a broad, central, brilliant yellow stripe. Takes on coral tones in winter. This selection forms a large evergreen rosette of leathery sword-shaped leaves, grey-green along the edges with a wide yellow center. Also known as Adams Needle, this hardy perennial makes an excellent focal point creating The slender leaves, which end in a spine, can reach a length of over two feet long on large plants. They are well adapted to rock gardens and other places where the soil is relatively dry. Copyright © 2000 - 2020 Valleybrook International Ventures Inc. Alphabetical list of all 4,000+ perennials here. Related Links. Leaves edged in creamy white to yellow.