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Can You Identify This Plant?
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- Succulent accent plant.
- Dramatically symmetrical rosette shape.
- Long stiff leaves, generally 2 inches wide and 3 to 5 feet in length.
- Cream-colored stripes along leaf margins.
- Small, dark, evenly spaced teeth along leaf margins.
- Dark spine at leaf tips.
- Prolific producer of offsets or pups.
- Yellow-green flowers clustered in a candelabra-shaped array called a panicle atop a 10- to 15-foot stalk.
- Also bears clusters of bulbils or plantlets at branch ends. When separated from the plant, bulbils are capable of producing new plants.
Maricopa County Master Gardener Volunteer Information
Last Updated October 4, 2003
Author: Lucy K. Bradley, Extension Agent Urban Horticulture, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County
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