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

Agave potatorum 'Desert Diamond'
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Notes:
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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
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 
Hardiness Zone9-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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