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17/11/2012 at 14:01

I have an agave,and its just starting to flower, can anyone tell me why  it flower so late when the frosts will kill it?

17/11/2012 at 15:09

Does it always flower this late or is it just another effect of 'summer' 2012?

18/11/2012 at 13:40

the frost will kill it,it is flowering because its fooled into thinking its the right conditions.I bring mine in unless you have a very sheltered protectected area.

22/11/2012 at 20:08

It has only flowered twice in 9 yrs and both times this late, I can`t bring it in because its planted in a south facing corner of the garden.

30/11/2012 at 11:52

I have found the same with my Yuccas (gloriosa) whose 3 flower stems are trying to open since beginning of November. Perhaps because the seasons have been very mixed up this year? Compare the two pictures: Nov 2012 and June 2006 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/16151.jpg?width=448&height=336&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/16153.jpg?width=448&height=336&mode=max

 

04/12/2012 at 20:25

thanks for your replies I guess i`ll just have to hope that one year I`ll see it in its glory.

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