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Agave Celsii

Agave Celsii

Regular price $42.00 USD
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Plant Type: Agaves
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Spread: 3-4 feet
Flower Color: yellowish-green
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


Agave celsii, also known as Cels's Agave, is a charming succulent native to Mexico. This agave species is admired for its compact size, attractive rosette of leaves, and striking flowering spikes, making it a popular choice for both outdoor and indoor cultivation.

One of the distinguishing features of Agave celsii is its rosette of fleshy, lance-shaped leaves. These leaves are typically blue-green to gray-green in color and have a waxy coating. They are arranged symmetrically, forming a dense and tidy rosette. Unlike some agave species, Agave celsii leaves lack spines or have very soft spines, making it a safe choice for gardens or indoor settings where people may come into contact with the plant.

Agave celsii is known for its occasional flowering event. When it does flower, it produces a tall flower spike that can reach several feet in height. The flowers are typically yellow or greenish-yellow and appear on the spike in clusters. Flowering is a rare occurrence in cultivation and usually marks the end of the plant's life cycle, but offsets or "pups" are often produced to continue the lineage.

This agave is versatile and can be used in a variety of garden settings, including rock gardens, succulent gardens, and container plantings. It thrives in well-drained soil and prefers full sun exposure to maintain its compact form and vibrant leaf color.

Agave celsii is drought-tolerant once established and requires minimal maintenance. It is well-suited for arid and water-efficient landscapes and can also be grown indoors as a potted plant. Its small size and attractive appearance make it a favorite among succulent enthusiasts.

Overall, Agave celsii is valued for its compact size, attractive foliage, and ease of care. Whether used as a focal point in a garden or as an elegant houseplant, it adds a touch of beauty and sophistication to any space.

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