Caribbean Century Plant
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Caribbean Century Plant
ntroduced Photo: J.M. Garg
Common name: Caribbean Century Plant
Botanical name: Agave angustifolia    Family: Asparagaceae (Asparagus family)
Synonyms: Agave wrightii, Agave vivipara

Native to tropical Costa Rica and Mexico, Caribbean Century Plant is a light green and cream variegated agave. The stiff leaves are about 1.5 inches wide, with creamy yellow stripes along the margins. This species forms clumps to 3-4 feet tall and wide. It tolerates full sun, part shade and reflected heat.

Identification credit: J.M. Garg Photographed at Sanjeevaiah Park, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

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