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Agave x protamericana 'Blue Steel'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Agave x protamericana 'Blue Steel'

Hardy Century Plant

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Item #: 4783

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 72" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico

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


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This Plant Delights clonal selection of Agave americana var. protamericana has been one of the best performers in our display garden. The wide, steel-blue, upright leaves form a tight rosette to 6' tall x 10' wide. This selection is a prolifically offsetting form we grew from seed from a Yucca Do expedition near Victoria, Mexico (YD 45-80). For us, Agave 'Blue Steel' has shown minimal winter damage at 9 degrees F. Agave blooms attract hummingbirds.