Agave palmeri is the largest species native to the United States with blue-green, lance-shaped leaves.
Agave palmeri is the largest species native to the United States occurring in southern Arizona south into Mexico. It can resemble narrow-leaved forms of A. parryi with blue-green leaves but these are often longer and more lance-shaped. A. palmeri can grow to 4 feet wide in habitat but will stay to about 2 feet by 2 feet grown in pots.
Common Name: Palmer's Century Plant
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7b-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Grassy or rocky slopes and woodlands from 1200-2000 m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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