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AGAVE parryi 'Cream Spike'

Commonly known as Century plant

A startling new introduction with green and predominantly cream leaves tinged an attractive pink
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
£15.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
  • Evergreen - produces a dense, compact, basal rosette of broadly oblong, spiny leaves to 30cm (12in) long
  • Height - 50cm (20in)
  • Spread - to 1m (3ft)
  • Succulent - monocarpic (dies after flowering although can grow for many years before flowering). Can produce offsets
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Exotic plants
  • Good to know - can take many years to flower, hence common name.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, particularly on young growth.
  • Place of origin - mountains of USA(Arizona) to northern Mexico.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - erect panicles to 5m (16ft)
  • Trumpet - funnel-shaped, short-tubed flowers 6cm (2½in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold variegated -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - under glass use cactus compost. Full light.

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