Several fleshy, succulent leaves radiate from a central point. Plants are stemless, lying close to the soil. Single flower stalks 3 to 6 feet high bear several fragrant, mostly green flowers. Missouri’s version of the century plant.
Header Photo: Mervin Wallace
Agave; False Aloe
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