Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Photo - Century Plant (Agave americana)

This stately succulent can reach 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide.
It only flowers once, at the end of it's life (15-20 years).
By then there are ususally dozens of pups at the base ready
to take the mother plant's place after it dies.
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in La Mesa

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