Tag Archives: Agave

Foliage Followup – August 2011

I went out yesterday with thoughts of Bloom Day in my head and just ended up taking lots and lots of pictures of foliage. Agave ‘Blue Glow’ with Agave geminiflora behind. Agave ‘Kissho Kan’ Agave ‘Sharkskin’ with Anacampseros rufescens in … Continue reading


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Two new Agave for the collection

(You know you have too many, or just enough, plants when you start referring to them as a collection instead of “my houseplants”) Agave ‘Kissho Kan’ – I never actually imagined I would find one of these in person. It … Continue reading

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New Plant: Agave ‘Blue Glow’

Agave ‘Blue Glow’ With temperatures today threatening to reach the highest recorded temperature in Toronto (38°C, feels like 49°C with humidity) a succulent collection just makes sense.

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New Plants: Agave geminiflora & Echeveria setosa

Agave geminiflora Echeveria setosa These are my two most recent new plants. The Agave I got back at the end of March – it’s got a pup to be potted separately this spring (the leaves you can see going in … Continue reading

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Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’?

Just hoping someone can confirm this ID – it’s the mother plant I got my pup off of.

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Another new plant: Agave sp.

I’ll have to take a picture of the mother plant to get an ID (Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’?) but here’s an Agave offset I’ve just potted up. Agave sp.

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Picture Archives: Europe 2008 Part 2: The Netherlands, Switzerland & Italy.

Young Ginkgo biloba trees line a street in Wassenaar. Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam. I think I’d have appreciated this more now. Regardless, it was closed when I was there. Not such a huge deal at the time but in hind site … Continue reading

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Agave parryi

I recently found a reference at the Danger Garden to Agave parryi, which is supposed to be hardy to zone 4. Huh… Strange. I’ve never seen one of these for sale around Toronto or heard of anyone growing one of … Continue reading

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