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Agave bracteosa 'Calamar'
Common Name: Squid Agave Family: Agavaceae (The Century Plant Family)

Agave bracteosa 'Calamar'
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Notes:
'Calamar' looks more marine-like than plant-like with long, narrow, notably spineless, bluish to apple green leaves. In its native habit it grows festooned on sheer cliffs so provide it with excellent drainage. After 2-4 years, this species will begin to form offsets and, when they mature, each clump will produce an amazing five to seven foot tall flower spike that resembles a giant yellow bottlebrush.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Lightly shaded cliff faces.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green Green 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7b-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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