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Twin Flowered Agave

Agave geminiflora

SKU
02161
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationa-GAH-vee jem-in-ih-FLOR-uh
LoreThe species name 'geminiflora' comes from the Latin word twin-flowered, referring to the yellow flowers that are arranged in pairs along the stem.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; foliage forms rosette 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms once at maturity, 10 to 15 years.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when soil is completely dry.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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