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Dasylirion quadrangulatum (syn. longissimum)
Common Name: Mexican Grass Tree Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)


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Notes:
Mexican grass tree is a spectacular plant from northeastern Mexico that, when mature, sports a foot wide trunk and a large sphere of long, stiff, square-edged, bluish green leaves. As a young plant it forms a dramatic mound of foliage for those dry, full sun locations.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Hillsides and dry riverbeds of northeast Mexico.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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