Why? I don't know, I guess because I see it everyday just outside the back door I don't really "see" it anymore. When I uncovered it from the mass of cucumber vine a few weeks ago I was surprised just how good it was looking. It was a gift from my friend JJ, someone had given her a trio, she kept a pair and passed one on to me, hmmm guess that was 2 years ago now.
Here's Lila for scale...
But wait, she wants to be sure you appreciate both ends.
Okay, she's outta here, enough of that silliness.
The stats on Agave weberi...
- 4-5 ft tall, 6-8 ft wide (in the ground)
- full sun, low water needs
- winter hardiness 10-15F
- according to Mountain States Wholesale Nursery: "this agave is often seen in the southwestern Unites States and parts of Mexico, but only in cultivation, as there do not appear to be any wild specimens left.
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