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Agave gypsophila
Agave gypsophila
Agave gypsophila

Agave gypsophila Gypsum Century Plant

39.99
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type
Cactus, suddulent
flower color
yellow
usage
landscape, container
exposure
sun, light shade
irrigation
low water use

Agave gypsophila is native to gypsum hillsides of the Mexican States of Colim, Jalisco, Michoacan, and Guerrero .  A small sprawling succulent 2 to 3 feet wide and about as tall. Forms a wide single open rosette of wavy gray leaves with small narrowly spaced soft spines along the margins.

Young pale gray green leaves clasp together in a tube like manner before expanding out and turning more wavy and grayer in color. Yellow flowers are born on 6 to 8 foot tall panical.

Plant in full sun to light shade in a well drained soil. Protect from frost  this Agave is will be severely damaged at temperatures below 25 degrees F.

The Agave gypsophila does very well in a container, planted as a focal plant, its curious , attractive coloration and foliage are a delight to the eye and generate many conversations.

We are offering a well-established plant about 8 inches tall by 10 inches wide