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Agave colorata 4cm

Agave colorata 4cm

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Plant Description

Agave colorata, commonly known as the Arizona agave or the Mescal agave, is a captivating succulent that thrives in the arid landscapes of Mexico and the southwestern United States. This striking plant is renowned for its distinctive rosette of thick, fleshy leaves, which form a symmetrical and visually appealing crown.

The leaves of Agave colorata are notable for their stunning blue-green coloration, accentuated by intricate patterns of pale markings and a powdery coating that adds to its desert charm. As this agave matures, it develops an eye-catching spiral arrangement, creating a unique and geometrically pleasing aspect.

In addition to its aesthetic allure, Agave colorata is well-adapted to survive in harsh desert conditions. Its robust leaves are armed with formidable spines along the edges, serving as a natural defense mechanism against herbivores and curious passersby. This resilience makes it a valuable player in xeriscaping, where water conservation and low-maintenance landscaping are prioritized.

One of the remarkable features of Agave colorata is its impressive flowering display. After several years of growth, a tall flower spike emerges from the center of the rosette, adorned with tubular, yellow-green flowers that attract pollinators, contributing to the plant's reproductive cycle.

Whether as a focal point in a dry garden or as a resilient survivor in its native desert habitat, Agave colorata stands as a desert jewel, showcasing nature's ability to create both functional and aesthetically captivating adaptations in response to challenging environments.

Plant show adult mother plant, the plant for sale is a 4cm (or larger) diameter plant.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Pictures of this plant were taken on , please keep on mind that the plant may have grown since pictured.Also be aware that most plants change across seasons. If present foliage could have been fallen or change in its color.

Botanical family: Agavaceae

Botanical genus: Agave

Botanical species: Agave colorata


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Plant Diameter: 4cm

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