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Agave potatorum 'Desert Diamond'
Common Name: Century Plant Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Notes:
Agave 'Desert Diamond' has green leaves with bright cream and prominent margins form a round rosette. The tiny cinnamon brown marginal and terminal spines emerge yellow, transition to light brown, and then finally age to cinnamon brown. This small agave is perfect for container culture and makes a great houseplant in the winter for a sunny windowsill. A sport of 'Kissho Kan'.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

Native Habitat:
Semi-arid, gravelly to rocky places in grasslands, desert scrub, chaparral, pinyon-juniper, and oak woodlands.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourYellow
TypeTender Secondary Bloom Colour
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Average Stem Colour
Hardiness9-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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