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Calamar Squid Agave

Agave bracteosa 'Calamar'

SKU
07412
Rare, non-clumping form of Agave. Spineless blue-green leaves emerge vertically from a center rosette and arch gracefully to the outside of the plant. Rarely flowers. An interesting container or dry rock garden specimen. Combine with low perennials or other cacti and succulents. Evergreen.
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8-10

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Full sun, Partial sun

Occasional watering once established; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-GAH-vee brak-tee-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturityModerately slow growing up to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms once at full maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorLight Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Poolside, Rock Garden, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOccasional watering once established; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsAloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)

Provide well drained soil away from reflected heat. Once established, tolerates drought but looks best with occasional to regular water during the hot summer months.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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