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Products > Beschorneria yuccoides Flamingo Glow ['Besys'] PP22,162
 
Beschorneria yuccoides Flamingo Glow ['Besys'] PP22,162 - Variegated Amole
  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (Agaves)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Yellow/Chartreuse Foliage: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Green
Bloomtime: Summer
Synonyms: [B. 'Reality']
Height: 4-6 feet
Width: 4-6 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 10-15 F
Beschorneria yuccoides Flamingo Glow ['Besys'] PP22,162 (Variegated Amole) - An attractive variegated selection of Amole (Beschorneria yuccoides) the Agave relative from Mexico that has flexible unarmed leaves. This golden-variegated sport grows to form multiple rosettes of soft gray green leaves to 3 to 5 feet tall that have an attractive central stripe of yellow. In summer appear the stout pink colored stalks to 6 feet tall with pendulous green, pink-based flowers that are enclosed by reddish pink bracts. Plant in full sun, little water. Hardy to less than 15 F - the hardiest species of Beschorneria. Beschorneria was named in honor of Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Beschorner 1806-73, a German amateur botanist. This plant was a mutation discovered on a no-variegated Beschorneria yuccoides in a garden near Hamilton, New Zealand in 2005 by landscape designer Graeme Burton of Ohaupo, New Zealand. It received US Plant Patent 22,162 on September 27, 2011. This plant is also marketed using the name "Reality" and is very similar to a plant sold in Australia as 'Colourwise'. It is one of the new succulents introduced in the Tessera Succulents collection from Plug Connection.  This description is based on our research and the observations we have made of this plant as it grows in containers at our nursery, in our own garden and in other gardens. We also appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Beschorneria Flamingo Glow ['Besys'].
 
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