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Agave 'Shaka Zulu' /'Blue Glow'


Agave 'Shaka Zulu', also known as 'Blue Glow' is a tender Century Plant with blue-green, coarse tooth foliage edged in yellow and red.

Agave 'Shaka Zulu', also known as 'Blue Glow' is a tender succulent perfect of interior architectural appeal and low maintenance. The leaves are blue-green with coarse tooth edges coloured with fine yellow and reddish-brown lines. It's a slow grower. Water moderately when growing and sparingly when dormant through the winter months. Growth habit can reach up to 18 inches in height and spread. Common name is Century Plant because it takes that long to bloom.

Common Name: Century Plant

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

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Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

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Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: In desert and mountainous regions.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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