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Agave nizadensis
Common Name: Century Plant Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Agave nizadensis
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Notes:
This agave is rare in cultivation as well as the wild. It has long, narrow leaves with a pale stripe down the middle. In cooler temperatures or with some water stress plants can develop a beautiful red flush to the foliage. With its small size and limited spines this agave could make a great pot specimen and winter houseplant. Endemic to a small region in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Undergrowth of dry forest on steep, rocky limestone slopes in Oaxaca, Mexico.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom ColourGreen 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone10-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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