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Agave gypsophila 'Marginata'

Margined Gypsum Century Plant

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Item #: 8584

Zones: Tropical

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Mexico

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


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Agave gypsophila 'Marginata' is the rare margined form of the gypsum century plant, which hails from alkaline, gypsum-laden soils in southern Mexico. Each powder blue leaf is surrounded by a narrow, but irregular creamy yellow margin. In cultivation, Agave gypsophila usually flowers in 5-7 years, yielding small clonal plantlets from the flower stalk which form after the flowers fade.