Twin Flowered Agave
Pronunciation: a-GAH-vee jem-in-ih-FLOR-uh
|Description||A very symmetrical, compact rosette of narrow, sharply pointed, spine-free leaves. A single, majestic flower stem up to 12 feet tall appears when this slow grower reaches maturity, displaying masses of tiny yellow flowers. A striking specimen for small xeric gardens, rock gardens, or container plantings. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Water when soil is completely dry.|
|Blooms||Blooms once at maturity, 10 to 15 years.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; foliage forms rosette 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Care||Provide lean to average, well-drained soil. Thrives in full sun in cool coastal areas; shelter from harsh afternoon sun and reflected heat in hot summer areas. Drought tolerant once established, but looks best with periodic water in extreme heat. The mother plant declines after flowering; younger rosettes will perpetuate the plant.|
|Lore||The species name 'geminiflora' comes from the Latin word twin-flowered, referring to the yellow flowers that are arranged in pairs along the stem.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.