False Red Agave

Beschorneria septentrionalis

SKU
07279
This little-known agave relative makes a truly superb and unusual garden plant. Its glossy, evergreen rosettes form an attractive clump three feet wide. After it is established, it offers five foot tall red flower spikes adorned with lovely reddish bells with green tips in spring.
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Require little water when established. Can take moist rich soil as long as drainage is optimal.

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Botanical Pronunciationbes-kor-NER-ee-uh sep-ten-tree-oh-NAH-liss
Average Size at MaturityReaches 20 inches tall and 36 inches wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleContemporary
Landscape UseContainer, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsRequire little water when established. Can take moist rich soil as long as drainage is optimal.

Requires very little maintenance. Remove spent flower heads and apply fertilizer every few months.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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