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Blue Glow Agave

Agave 'Blue Glow'

Pronunciation: a-GAH-vee
SKU #09282

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Description Smooth, blue-green leaves with yellow-edged, red margins form a single, symmetrical rosette. Each leaf tip bears a short red spine. A comely choice for sunny, low water gardens in warm coastal or humid Mediterranean-like climates. Handsome in dry desert gardens as well, provided some shade and supplemental water. Evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when soil is completely dry.
Blooms Blooms at maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.
Mature Size Slow growing rosette, reaches 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Salvia (Salvia); Sedum (Sedum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
Care Provide lean to average, well-drained soil. Thrives in full sun to part shade in cool coastal areas; part shade in hot summer areas, away from reflected heat. Drought tolerant once established in cooler regions; needs regular water in hotter summer regions. Mother plant declines after flowering; younger rosettes will perpetuate the plant.

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