Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Plant of the Month: September 2010

Agave shawii  The Coastal Century Plant is a large sized perennial succulent with a rosette of sharply pointed leaves. Sends up a tall yellow flower spike, annually. Fire-retardant, drought-resistant, tolerates poor soil but requires excellent drainage. 1 ft. to 3 ft. high, 5 ft. wide. 

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