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Dasylirion durangense - blue dasilirio (Pot 18 cm)

Dasylirion durangense - blue dasilirio (Pot 18 cm)

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    Altezza della pianta: 20-30cm cm
    Genus composed of about twenty species of very long-lived evergreen shrub or tree succulents, with rosette leaves arranged around the tips, similar to yucca, which grow in the dry mountainous regions and deserts of the southern United States and Mexico. Dasylirion durangense is closely related to D. wheeleri, of which according to some authors it is only a variety. This species has a large basal rosette with rigid leaves up to 1 m long that are glaucous-blue in colour. With age, the plant forms one or more trunks up to 2.5-3 m high. After 15-20 years it produces an inflorescence up to 3-4 m long from the apex with numerous flowers. After flowering, the plant does not die, but grows, forming large tufts over time.

    Pedoclimatic needs

    Grow in poor, well-drained soil, in full sun. Fairly rustic species, it resists short frosts down to -10°/-12°C. Due to the elegance and harmony of the rosettes, these plants are widely used in parks and gardens. Being very drought-resistant plants, they can be used to decorate flowerbeds and gardens without water.

    Botanical Information

    Botanical Name: Dasylirion durangense

    Family: Nolinaceae

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