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Century Plant

Agave Americanum
Agave Americanum
Latin Name: Agave Americanum
Moisture/Zone: Water occasionally
Flower Colour: White
Growth Speed: Slow
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Blue-green
Position: Full sun

A basal rosetted, perennial succulent with sharply pointed, toothed leaves. The blue-green leaves are sword shaped with yellow edges. White to cream bell shaped flowers are produced in spring/summer, each about 9cm long, born on a tall flower spike. An attractive, exotic looking plant. Grow in a sunny situation indoors or in a conservatory. Protect from frost in winter if grown outdoors. Height 2m.