Mountain States Nursery
High elevation tolerates temps low as 5f. Forms compact rosette 4' x 4' blue-green lance-shaped leaves 2' long x 4" red cream or yellow marginal teeth. Solitary in wild sometimes with offsets in cultivation. Spectacular 10-18' branched flower stalk Full sun. Well drained. Terminal spine is wicked. Susceptible snout weevil. Native dry oak woodlands & desert on upper edges of Sonoran into SW USA & Mx. 3-6000'. Spectacular 10-18' branched flower stalk of greenish yellow flowers June & July.
Information by George Hull MSN
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