Spanish Dagger is a bright ornamental shrub that belongs to the Asparagaceae family and originates from the USA, where it grows in sandy soil. Interestingly, flowers and fruits have excellent taste qualities, so they are eaten not only by people but also by various types of birds. The plant is resistant to drought and climate change, so it is a good choice for collectors and beginners who want to decorate their yards or homes.
Yucca gloriosa is easily identified by its thin green-blue leaves that are notched at the tip and grow on a long stem. The leaves have a soft texture and inconspicuous spines and are flexible, and can grow up to 24 in (60 cm) long and 3 in (7.5 cm) wide.
The flowers begin to appear in the second half of summer and have a creamy-white color and a bell-shaped shape. In some cases, a pink or red tinge is present, and they grow up to 4 inches (10 cm) long. As for the size of the plant itself, under favorable conditions, it can grow up to 8 feet (2.5 m) tall.