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Century Plant

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The Century Plant, scientifically known as Agave americana, is an iconic succulent that commands attention with its dramatic appearance and imposing size. This evergreen perennial forms a symmetrical rosette of thick, spiky leaves that can reach up to several feet in length, creating a bold and architectural presence in the landscape. Characterized by its gray-green, fleshy leaves with serrated edges and a sharp terminal spine, the Century Plant is well-suited for arid and xeriscape gardens. Known for its resilience and low maintenance requirements, the Century Plant is a symbol of hardiness and adds a striking focal point to gardens with a penchant for dramatic succulents.

Botanical Name  

Agave americana

Also Known As  

Maguey | 龙舌兰 | 龙舌掌 | 番麻


Plant Type  
Native From  
USDA Zone  

Light Needs  
Watering Needs  
Life Cycle  
Avg. Mature Size  
Growth Rate  
Bloom Time  
Flower Color  

Mexico, Central America
9 - 11
Partial - Full Sun
10' Tall and 6' Wide


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