The Yucca's beauty shows in its sword-like leaves that add depth and texture to any landscape. Most gardeners are surprised to find that its hardy down to 10 degrees Fahrenheit. The yucca isn't very picky and will tolerate any soils as long as it's well-drained and gets full sun. They're low maintenance, but do have strong root systems. Be sure when you're planting to keep some space between each one as they are grow rapidly.