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Agave gracilipes

Common name slimfoot century plant
Family agavaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers red, yellow (summer)
Size 12"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinates readily at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

A likely hybrid between A. neomexicana and A. lechuguilla, this one grows rosettes of gray-green leaves, up to a foot tall. Flower spikes rise well above that.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: left fence border

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (92%G, 5d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (92%G, <8d)

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