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February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by Tony R » Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:57 pm

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Re: February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by Greenlarry » Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:43 pm

Here's one I used to have, sent to me from someone on a gardening forum. The label says A.merocco fma. compacta
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Re: February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by BrianMc » Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:38 pm

Greenlarry wrote:Here's one I used to have, sent to me from someone on a gardening forum. The label says A.merocco fma. compacta
agave_meroccofacompacta02.jpg

Never heard of that name before. It looks like A.patonii to me
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Re: February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by srboisvert » Mon Feb 15, 2016 1:15 am

ImageAgave victoria-reginae by stephen boisvert, on Flickr

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Re: February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by eduart » Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:09 am

Hi,
BrianMc wrote:
Greenlarry wrote:Here's one I used to have, sent to me from someone on a gardening forum. The label says A.merocco fma. compacta
agave_meroccofacompacta02.jpg

Never heard of that name before. It looks like A.patonii to me
Why are we playing with names?

http://www.thegardenforums.org/viewtopi ... 10&t=17112

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Re: February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by Greenlarry » Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:22 am

eduart wrote:Hi,
BrianMc wrote:
Greenlarry wrote:Here's one I used to have, sent to me from someone on a gardening forum. The label says A.merocco fma. compacta
agave_meroccofacompacta02.jpg

Never heard of that name before. It looks like A.patonii to me
Why are we playing with names?

http://www.thegardenforums.org/viewtopi ... 10&t=17112

Cheers,
Wow that was a long time ago, 2007!
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Re: February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by Tina » Sat Feb 27, 2016 7:40 pm

parryi  truncata huntington clone A.jpg
Agave parryi truncata 'huntingdin clone'
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Agave gonsalo
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agave filifler compacta , fully grown
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Re: February 2016 - Genus of the Month - Agave

Post by Tina » Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:13 am

agave titanota marginata
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Variegated agave xylonacantha
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Agave huachensis 'excelsior'
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Agave isthmensis 'kabutogani', with odd combs on the leaf edges, lovely dwarf plant.
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Agave quiengola medio picta, lovely shaped leaves but very fragile & gets large
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