New Mexico Century Plant

Agave parryi var. neomexicana

SKU
6879
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5 - 10

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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-GAH-vee PAIR-ee-eye nee-oh-meks-ih-KAY-nuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms once at full maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureWaterwise

Thrives in lean, well-drained soils. Site away from reflected heat. In zones 5-6, avoid fall planting; best if established before first frost. Drought tolerant once established; looks best if watered periodically during the hot season. Once a mature rosette blooms, it will decline as new suckers below the rosette perpetuate the clump.

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