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Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis - Kaibab Plateau Utah Century Plant - Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis - Kaibab Plateau Utah Century Plant - Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis is the largest and most cold hardy subspecies of the Utah century plant tolerating zone 5 winters.
Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis - Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis is the largest and most cold hardy subspecies of the Utah century plant tolerating zone 5 winters.


 
9cm
Price: $14.99
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Loves Sun, Sun, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: White/Cream

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 9094
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Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis is the largest and most cold hardy subspecies of the Utah century plant growing to about 2 feet tall and wide in solitary rosettes of vertically-held, toothed, grey-green foliage with menacingly long pointed tips that are burgundy when young aging to tan and grey. A rare form found on the high Kaibab Plateau around the Grand Canyon in northern and western Arizona. Utah agave is one of the hardiest of all century plants hailing from Utah and the neighbouring southwest states.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Bluish Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds
  • Habitat: Calcareous and sandstone outcrops in the cracks of rocks in desert scrub, pinyon-juniper and conifer woodlands from 700-2500 metres.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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