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Agave havardiana 'Glass Mountain'
Chris Hardison @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Agave havardiana 'Glass Mountain'

Glass Mountain Havard's Century Plant

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Item #: 11771

Zones: 5a to 10b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 20" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

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


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Agave havardiana 'Glass Mountain' is a fascinating strain of the US native Agave havardiana. This Alan Bradshaw seed collection from 5,000' elevation in the Glass Mountains of Brewster County, Texas, produces fast-growing, very blue plants with an extraordinary number of teeth (for the species), and a scabrous leaf back, indicating that at some past time, a promiscuous Agave asperrima might have been nearer than its current 300-mile separation. The cold tolerance of from this population has exceeded plants collected from higher and more northerly populations...truly a gem!