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Agave gentryi 'Jaws'
Jaws Hardy Century Plant
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Item #: 6478
Zones: 7b to 10b, at least
Height: 48" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
Agave gentryi 'Jaws' is a stunning Yucca Do selection from 8,000' on the south side of La Peña Nevada in the Nuevo León Province of northern Mexico. The offsetting, glossy, dark green, 4' tall x 4' wide rosette of Agave gentryi 'Jaws' is composed of long leaves with exceptionally deep sinuses between the short red teeth, resembling a shark's mouth...a maxillofacial delight!
Flower Color: Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Summer
Container Role: Thrillers
Garden Themes: Green Roofs , Living Wall , Rock Garden Plants , Southwest Garden Plants
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