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Bloom of the century

by | May 20, 2020 | Life & Style

Wylie gardener’s cactus captures attention

While a century is a long time, it’s not always accurate when it comes to the infa­mous Agave Americana, also known as the century plant.

In less than 10 years, Candy Watson’s century plant, located in a berm 150 ft from the road in her front yard, went from a “pup” she transplanted to a massive plant that recently grew an almost 15-18 ft. tall flowered spire that commands attention to her 2-acre lot in Wylie.

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By Sonia Duggan [email protected]

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