Plant family: Asparagaceae
Plant type: Succulent
Plant origin: N/A, Floristic Provence of Baja
Coastal Sage Scrub
Agave sebastiana, synonym Agave shawii var. sebastiana, comes from West San Benito, Natividad and Cedros Islands west of Central Baja California. It forms striking greenish blue clumps of 3-5' wide & is hardy to 20-25 Degrees needing very little water once established. The thick, succulent leaves have toothed margins and form a rosette. Tall flower stalks are produced only after about 20 years, producing stunning yellow flowers. After which the parent plant dies and is succeeded by numerous new plants called 'pups'.
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