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Agave gypsophila
Agave gypsophila
Agave gypsophila

Agave gypsophila Gypsum Century Plant

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Cactus, suddulent
flower color
landscape, container
sun, light shade
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