Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 7 to 11
Size: To 3' tall and wide without flower, spikes to 6' tall
Green, lance-shaped leaves to 3' long, pointed tips, not stiff. Flower spikes with white to cream hanging flowers in summer. Well-drained soil.
Adam's Needle, with numerous flowers, branching and spreading : blossoms bell-shaped, and hanging down. Leaves sword-shaped and plaited : with a mucronated point. (Bot. Repos.)
Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 319 in 1753.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 7: 473 in 1807 -
Native of North America.