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Agave parryi

Parrys Agave

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Agave parryi
Principal Common Name Parrys Agave
Common Name(s)
Description A gray-green succulent with large clumps of fleshy, strap-shaped leaves forming in a rosette. Leaf is fiercely spined.
General Comments Flowering may not occur for years, once it does the clump dies but readily makes off-shoots.
Nativity Southwest US, Mexico
Height Range 2 - 3 FT
Spread Range 2 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Light Green
Leaf Texture Spiky : Stiff : Sword-like : Thorny
Form Shrub : Succulent
Flower Color Creamy White
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Flower : Form : Texture : Thorns

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