Monday, May 17, 2010

Yuccas & Agaves

Seems like everything flowers around here sooner or later. Probably why so many people have alergy problems.
At Tovrea Castle they have all kinds of cacti and succulents I've been taking pictures of.
Here is the infamous Red Agave
Actually, there is no such thing. Agaves put everything they've got into producing a flower stalk & flowers. They die afterwards and this one is dying.
Here's another

Yuccas, on the other hand, can flower every year.
A closer look
And closer
and here's one flower

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