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.
Agave vizcainoensis grows on sandy flats and mounds, and on low, rocky hills in the hyper-arid Vizcaino Desert of Baja California. The 60-90cm diameter plants have powder blue or blue grey leaves, frequently with prominent cross banding. The species takes its name from the region in which it grows.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Spring
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