Agave macroacantha

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 Agave macroacantha subsp. var.  
Habit: cacti-succulent
Height: to
Width: to
6ft 12in24in
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Width: 12 in to 24 in
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
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Flower features: blue, purple
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Agave macroacantha, Zucc. (A. macracantha, Auct. A. Bessereriana, Jacobi. A. Besseriana, Auct. A. pugioniformis, Zucc. A. flavescens, Salm. A. subfalcata and A. linearis, Jacobi. A. paucifolia and A. oligophylla, Baker. A. integrifolia, Baker?). Nearly trunkless: lvs. 1x8-20 in., yellowish gray-green, glaucous, with flat-grooved spine and slender-cusped heavy-based prickles: infl. rather sparse; fls. 2 in.; ovary 1 in., segm. and tube 3/4in. each: caps, oblong, gray, stipitate and beaked. S. Mex. Rep. Mo. Bot. Gard. 18. pl. 18-26.—At one time a great favorite and, like A. Verschaffeltii, collected in a large range of forms designated by descriptive varietal names: viridis; candida, candicans, glauca; nigrispina; elongata, longifolia, hystrix (B.M. 5940), nana; latifolia, gigantea, major, concinna or sudburyensis. CH

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