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The striking Century Plant has thrown up a massive 20ft beanstalk-like flower through the glass at the university's Treborth Botanic Garden.
In the bed pictured here, two large, blue-green century plants (Agave americana), a spiny, sticklike ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), and a tall tree aloe are sculptural focal points among smaller, soft green agaves (A.
The arboretum is also home to a hillside full of so-called century plants.
5 acres of mesquite and four, huge, towering old century plants, a cactus garden in the front yard, and with irrigation rights, utilities, an old, three bedroom ranch house with two living areas and a huge kitchen, double-car garage, and outbuildings--for less than $2,500
The dying century plants bent low in the wind, sorrowfully bowing their heads.