This century plant is growing in our neighborhood. The bloom is probably twenty feet high. It’s an incredible sight especially seen up against the deep blue summer sky.

49EC9977-977B-4FE2-80BA-A5453CB8C8AEI read that a century plant doesn’t actually live to be 100 years old, more like 20 years. The plant will die after it blooms but leaves behind “adventitious shoots” at the base which will continue to grow.

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