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Agave shawii var. shawii - Shaw's Agave (Plant)

Agave shawii var. shawii - Shaw's Agave (Plant)



Plant Characteristics
Species NameAgave shawii var. shawii
Common NameShaw's Agave
Plant TypeCactus/Succulent
Sun ExposureCoast-Sun, Inland-Sun, Inland-Part Sun,
Water RequirementLow
Soil TypeSand, fast draining
Flower ColorRed, Maroon, Burgundy, Yellow, Gold
Flowering MonthsJanuary, March, April, May, September, October, November, December, February
Height by Width2ft. x 3ft.
Specialty Features
  • Container Plant
  • Deer Resistant


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