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Agave parryi truncata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agave parryi truncata Artichoke Agave, Century Plant, Succulent,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Clumping, Rosette

Attractive thick silvery blue leaved, rosette forming succulent with a wavy reddish-brown spine on each leaf tip. Can take up to 10 years to shoot an amazing terminal yellow flower spike. The main plant dies, but forms many new 'pups'. Works equally well in a feature pot as a statement or mass planted in a tropical landscape. Frost tolerant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Blue, Silver
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High