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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AGAVE parryi 'Cream Spike'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • 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
  • Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • 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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