Agave is a genus of monocots. The plants are perennial, but each rosette flowers once and then dies . Some species are known by the name century plant. Traditionally, it was circumscribed to be composed of about 166 species, but it is now usually understood to have about 208 species. A large, robust, highly variable species native to the Mexican states of Puebla, Oaxaca and Hidalgo, where it grows on dry, rocky terrain. It forms a rosette of several stiff, pale green or blueish leaves that can reach to 2 m in diameter.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Spring
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