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Agave scabra
Common Name: Rough Agave Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)


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Notes:
Rough agave is so named because of the rough texture to the undersides of the leaves. It is closely related and similar in appearance to A. americana but hardier when obtained from high elevation areas of its range. Good winter drainage is essential.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
High rocky outcrops from 1800 to 1950 m.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7b-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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