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Agave desmettiana in bloom Native to Mexico. <br />
Evergreen succulent perennial growing in rosettes. Leaves are bright green, yellow edging with a fierce terminal red spine. Flowers sit on  long stalks reaching 2.5 metres or more tall. <br />
These flowers provide an abundance of winter nectar for the insects and birds.  Agave desmettiana,Asparagaceae,Asparagales,Australia,Flowers,Geotagged,Perennial,Smooth agave,Succulent,botany,plant,winter Click/tap to enlarge

Agave desmettiana in bloom

Native to Mexico.
Evergreen succulent perennial growing in rosettes. Leaves are bright green, yellow edging with a fierce terminal red spine. Flowers sit on long stalks reaching 2.5 metres or more tall.
These flowers provide an abundance of winter nectar for the insects and birds.

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Agave desmettiana is a plant in the Asparagaceae family.

Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jul 21, 2019. Captured Jun 16, 2019 09:45 in 13 Busby Cl, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO250
  • 27mm