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Parry's Century Plant (Agave)

Agave parryi (Flagstaff Form)
SKU: HC013931
$12.99
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
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Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Overview
18" tall x 18-30" wide. High Country's form of Agave parryi comes from the high cold desert near Flagstaff, Arizona. It is exceptionally cold hardy with thick silver-gray leaves that grow to form a large sized rosette when mature. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Agave parryi (Flagstaff Form)
Advantages
Native, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Naturalizes, Winter Interest, Evergreen, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Soil Moisture
Waterwise
Mature Height
18" tall
Mature Spread
18-30" wide
Bloom Time
Early to late summer

Description

18" tall x 18-30" wide (seed propagated). An incredible selection of Parry's Century Plant, the seed for our crop was collected on a brutally cold, exposed high-altitude plateau (6,800' elevation) south of Flagstaff in Coconino Co., Arizona. The silver-gray plants are growing in a clay-loam soil mixed with black volcanic boulders. Without question, this is one of the largest, most cold-hardy forms of Agave you can grow. Plant in a lean, well-drained soil where it will get plenty of sun and heat. In time, the plant will bloom with a towering 12' tall, flowering candelabra that will attract hummingbirds from miles around.
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