Yucca Elata, or more commonly know as Soaptree Yucca, is a tree shrub with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Yucca. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 20 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Yucca Elata or Soaptree Yucca's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas and Utah.