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PlantFiles: Century Plant
Agave mitis 'Multicolor'

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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: mitis (MIT-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Multicolor

Synonym:Agave celsii

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Variegated
Chartreuse/Yellow
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is monocarpic
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Sep 8, 2014, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

very attractive plant, though pretty short lived... mine flowered after 8 years... produced hundreds of bulbils at least. Nearly died from temps in the low 20s, so am going to move the zone to 9b, not 8b.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Leandro, California
Austin, Texas



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