Agave franzosinii cactus
Flower NameAgave franzosinii cactus
Formal NameAgave franzosinii cactus
AliasMajestic Agave, Franzosinii Agave
Morphgrayish-blue succulent plant
Agave franzosinii cactus (scientific name: Agave franzosinii cactus) is a grayish-blue succulent native to Mexico and belonging tothe family Asparagaceae. It is similar to the Agave americana var. marginata. The thick, long leaves that form large rosettes are pointed and have sharp spines on the leaf margins. It takes more than 20 years for them to bloom. When flowering, it has many yellow tubular flowers that extend 12 meters to the stem.
*) The blue rhododendron (Agave americana var. marginata) is a blue-only succulent with no yellow spots on the Agave americana,Marginata) .
Common name: Agave franzosinii cactus, Scientific name: Agave franzosinii cactus, also known as Majestic Agave, Franzosinii Agave, Living type: succulent; fleshy, spiny foliage; leaf shape: sword-shaped; leaf color: light gray-blue, Leaf length: 2.5-3 m; leaf blade: radial; leaf margin: serrated with spines; Flower inflorescence: panicles; flower color: yellowish-green; flower axle length: 12 m.; flowering: once fruiting in more than 20 years (after flowering, the whole grass dies); reproduction: seed.
SpeciesA. franzosinii cactus
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeBotanic garden
SeasonJan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height250 ~ 300 [cm]