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Lucky Crown Century Plant

Agave potatorum 'Kissho Kan'

Item 068812

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USDA Zone:
9-11
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

Symmetrical rosettes of soft blue-tinged leaves are accented by ivory toothed margins. Spines emerge yellow, quickly transition to light brown, and mature to a light cinnamon brown. A rare, small selection from Japan, Kissho Kan makes an excellent specimen or container plant.

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Price: $59.99
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Average Landscape Size
Slow growing; reaches up to 18 in. tall and wide.
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Agave potatorum 'Kissho Kan'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Variegated
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Blooms once at full maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.
Flower Color: Yellow
Garden Style: Contemporary
Design Ideas: Unlike many Agaves which grow to be huge specimens, 'Kissho Kan' stays small, eventually growing only about a foot high. Its smaller size makes it ideal for growing in patio pots and troughs with other succulents.

Provide well drained soil away from reflected heat. Tolerates drought once established; looks best with supplemental watering during the hot season. Mother plant will die after flowering but new suckers from below the rosette perpetuate the plant.

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