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Any idea what this plant is...

Hi, this was originally labelled as a 3x3 yukka.......someone plsuing with plants.......we moved when it got 6ft wide and now its flower deals is well over 10ft tall...we and all our neighbours are fascinated, quite a talking point as people walk foehn the lane.  Thank you soooooo much in anticipation of the removal of our ignorance. 

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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145
    Have you a photo of the rest of it? 
    There are lots of types of yukka. There's one call Y. baccata which has bluey foliage, and bell shaped flowers, so it could be that
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Sorry. I did try to attach several....
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,310
    edited July 2021
    Goodness me that's gorgeous  B)  I wonder if @Hostafan1 is around ... he knows a thing or two about exotica like that ... 
    and @Silver surfer is usually able to ID the more unusual stuff ... 

    I've never seen a Yucca baccata that tall ...........  :o
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  • bertrand-mabelbertrand-mabel Posts: 1,700
    Fabulous specimen.
    Could it be Furcraea (Beschonaria) parmentieri ?
  • mariebeans57mariebeans57 Posts: 4
    edited July 2021
    Looks similar... this is the flower stalk growing....my son is over 6ft........the bed is south facing, loam/sand and we are only a few miles from the sea....so the conditions would seem right. We are all totally amazed by it.
  • didywdidyw East SuffolkPosts: 2,062
    @mariebeans57 - just wow!
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 22,306
    It's like a fountain. Spectacular!
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • yarrow2yarrow2 Posts: 782
    Absolutely stunning.   
  • mariebeans57mariebeans57 Posts: 4
    edited July 2021
    Lots of options
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