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Botanical Name:
Calibanus hookeri

Common Name(s):
Calibanus hookeri

Photographer:
Mountain States Nursery
Description:
Calibanus hookeri is a grass-like plant closely related to Agaves and Dasylirion. This mass of blue-gray leaves can reach about 3' tall and wide, and can form a sizeable caudex with maturity. Blooms in late spring/early summer with small pink flowers. Native to Mexico, very drought tolerant once established, full sun to light shade.

Information by George Hull MSN 
Notes:
hardy to about 10f
Culture:
Sun: Half
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hydrozones: #1
Soil Type: Sandy
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: Neutral
Adverse Factors: N/A
Design:
Design Styles: Ranch
Accenting Features: Specimen
Seasonal Interest: Spring
Location Uses: Foundation
Special Uses: Full
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Anatomy:
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Season: Spring
Leaf Color: Grey Green
Bark Color: N/A
Fruit Color: N/A
Fruit Season: N/A
Fruit Type: N/A
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