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Agave ovatifolia 'Vanzie'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Agave ovatifolia 'Vanzie'

Vanzie Whale's Tongue Agave

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Item #: 3242

Zones: 7b to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico

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


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Agave ovatifolia 'Vanzie' is a clonal selection of the fabulous whale's tongue agave from plantsman Kelly Griffin. Agave ovatifolia 'Vanzie' makes a 3' tall x 5' wide specimen of delightfully wavy, smooth-textured, powder blue leaves when mature. Agave ovatifolia 'Vanzie' was selected for its deeper channeled leaves, smaller teeth lining a much more scalloped leaf edge, and an insanely fast growth habit. Agave ovatifolia 'Vanzie' has been superb in our garden trials for damp, cold winter tolerance. Good drainage, dry winter soils, and moisture protection during the first winter are still important.

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