Agave attenuata Flowers

Today my good mates Ang and Ben took me to Eastwood for lunch at their favourite Chinese restaurant.  I had not expected to bring out my camera as Eastwood is known for good food but not a picturesque suburb.  However we couldn’t walk past this agave with its giant flower stalk.  I took photos before lunch and more photos on our way back when  the sun came out.  The Agave attenuata does not flower until it’s ten years old.  Note a second, smaller spike coming out on the left of the giant stalk.




About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.
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6 Responses to Agave attenuata Flowers

  1. robert okaji says:

    The flowering stalks on our local agaves don’t bend like this one. They stand tall, sometimes for years, before finally falling over. I like the arch!

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  2. taphian says:

    that’s really beautiful, dear Mary. I never saw this flower. Have a nice day, kind regards Mitza

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  3. The shots through the living arch are wonderful

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