Lucky Crown Century Plant
Agave potatorum 'Kissho Kan'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-GAH-vee poh-TAY-tor-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches up to 18 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Blooms once at full maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.|
|Design Ideas||Unlike many Agaves which grow to be huge specimens, 'Kissho Kan' stays small, eventually growing only about a foot high. Its smaller size makes it ideal for growing in patio pots and troughs with other succulents.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
Provide well drained soil away from reflected heat. Tolerates drought once established; looks best with supplemental watering during the hot season. Mother plant will die after flowering but new suckers from below the rosette perpetuate the plant.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11