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Dasylirion wheeleri

 
Common name sotol; desert spoon
Family asparagaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8-11)
Flowers cream
Size 36"
Light sun
Cultural notes very well drained soil; drought-tolerant
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Forms a ball of narrowly strappy bluish-green evergreen leaves, with flower stalks to 8 foot tall every few years on mature plants. Probably needs protection from winter wet in Houston's climate.

We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet. (click here for a full list)

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (60%G, 10-12d)


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