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Yucca, Yucca, Yucca: Flowers, Not a Comedic Refrain

The giraffes of the flower world

A stand of yuccas at the corner of the Gouty house. Photo: Melissa Gouty

“Yucca. Yucca. Yucca.”

I know. It sounds like a line a comedian delivers after a bad joke.

It’s not. Yucca refers to those tall, white, funky flowers, towering over the lower-lying garden-variety plants.

Beauty is in the eye of the…

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Melissa Gouty

Melissa Gouty

Writer, teacher, speaker, and observer of human nature. Content for HVAC & Plumbing Businesses. Author of The Magic of Ordinary. LiteratureLust and GardenGlory.