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Agave

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Agave

Common Names: Agave

Description

Agaves grow almost exclusively in the Chihuahuan Desert of Southwest Texas. Often called Century Plant because it takes so long to produce a blossom. When flowering, plant can reach height of 12 - 20 feet.

Bloom Color(s): yellow

Foliage Color(s): Green

Plant Height: 20 ft.

Leaf Retention: evergreen

Bloom Period: June to July

Plant Family: Agavaceae