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Agave difformis
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Agave difformis

Deformed Century Plant

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Item #: 6701

Zones: 8a to 10b, at least

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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Agave difformis is a relative of the easy-to-grow Agave lophantha and Agave lechuguilla that hails from elevations of 5,000-6,000' in Hidalgo and San Luis Potosi in north central Mexico. Agave difformis makes a 18" tall x 2' wide freely suckering clump composed of wavy, medusa-like upright green leaves, often highlighted by a wide central silver stripe...we really like this. Our plants are seed grown, so each is different in the amount of silver striping. Agave flowers attract hummingbirds.