Agave americana

Century Plant
Century Plant
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Plant Type

Succulent

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

6′ x 10′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Yellow

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15, 24″ Box, 36″ Box

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

10, 12-24

Succulent perennial with blue-green leaves growing up to 6′ long they have hooked spines along the margins and a spike tip. The plant can grow up to 10′ wide and in 10 or so years will produce a 15′-40′ flower stalk of yellow-green flowers. It prefers full sun to partial shade with moderate to little water when established.

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