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Dasylirion glaucophyllum
@ US Botanical Garden, DC

Dasylirion glaucophyllum

Blue-leaf Hidalgo Sotol

Item #: 9429

Zones: 7b to 10b, at least

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Mexico

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

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Dasylirion glaucophyllum, from Hidalgo, Mexico, is one of the largest of the sotols. Each 4' tall x 7' wide clump is composed of wavy, 1"+ wide, powder blue leaves that are well-armed on each side. When mature, the clumps are adorned with a 7' tall flower spike of small white flowers that age to tan. Our oldest garden clumps of the drought-tolerant Dasylirion glaucophyllum have grown well since 1999.

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