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Agave parryi
Common Name: Parry's Agave Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Agave  parryi
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Notes:
Dramatic bluish-grey succulent foliage from compact rosettes. One of the most widespread and hardy agave species, A. parryi can withstand minus 29 Celsius. In our region protect from winter rain with extremely sharp drainage or overhead cover. Plants bloom once -- around the age of 20 -- but produce lots of pups to keep your clump going! We also grow var. truncata and var. huachucensis.

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

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6b-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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