Tall Plants for Sun

These tall, sun-loving plants look great in a container on your patio.

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Agave is Summer Succulent with Showy Foliage
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<em>Agave americana</em>

A sculptural succulent with a rosette of tough, pointed, spine-tipped leaves, yellow-edged in 'Marginata'. Grow in cactus mix. Water well in summer, giving occasional liquid fertilizer, but keep dry in winter, when it also needs to be kept under cover.
Height: 4 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness: Tender plants that do not tolerate any degree of frost
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil
Sun Preference: Full sun

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