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Creme Brulee Agave

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 13 March 2019 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Agave guiengola, common name "Creme Brulee Agave", is an evergreen plant belonging to the family Asparagaceae. This species is endemic to the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. It grows on limestone slopes, at an elevation of about 100–1,000 metres above sea level.

This particular one was about four feet tall.

Photo captured on February 2, 2019 at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, Illinois.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 400 18 mm

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By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Impressive and magnificent agave.

13 Mar 2019 5:07am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Awesome agave.

13 Mar 2019 5:35am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Ça c'est de l'Agave, les miennes sont minables à côté ;-)
Bonne journée Steven

13 Mar 2019 5:40am

Ginnie from Netherlands

"Creme Brulee Agave." What a delicious name for this humongous plant, Steven.

13 Mar 2019 6:12am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Une jolie plante

13 Mar 2019 6:39am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Wow...this Creme Brulee is really large.

13 Mar 2019 7:14am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

13 Mar 2019 8:31am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A magnificent image Steven. 5*

13 Mar 2019 9:57am

Marité from France

Waouh ! Quelle taille impressionnante !!!
Bonne journée.

13 Mar 2019 9:59am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

That is one big succulent.

13 Mar 2019 11:04am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition with this "crème brûlée agave "!

13 Mar 2019 11:10am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, amazing size !!!

13 Mar 2019 11:28am

Devi from Chennai, India

wow...they are huge !!!!!!

13 Mar 2019 11:34am

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Wow that is a big one a very nice garden there .

Whe have this plants see in a garden on Cran Canaria .

13 Mar 2019 12:59pm

willy from Belgium

une très belle image de ce "crème brûlée agave"...

et quelle taille impressionnante Steven

have a nice day

13 Mar 2019 2:11pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, United States

An intimidating size compared to those surrounding. Beautifully composed.

13 Mar 2019 2:49pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

Mexico is so diverse!
I just finished another episode last night about cenotes in Yucatan.

13 Mar 2019 2:50pm

Don from Spokane, United States

WOW. It is amazing to see a plant that size. And it is very very attractive.

13 Mar 2019 2:56pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel cactus immense et ce jeun à ces côtés splendide
Belle soirée

13 Mar 2019 4:12pm

Adela Fonts from Spain

Awesome agave The boy looks like a dwarf by his side...

13 Mar 2019 4:32pm

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Des plantes impressionnante. Superbe image!

13 Mar 2019 5:55pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Wow.... extraordinaire !.... Très très beau.
Une très belle composition , j'aime.

13 Mar 2019 6:09pm

Omar from Kunduz, Afghanistan

Great moment, catching the monemt how the boy looks surprised: "that big"

13 Mar 2019 6:28pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle plante grasse géante

13 Mar 2019 6:36pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a magnificent agave nicely captured with the lad for scale

13 Mar 2019 8:02pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Fantastic Agave! Beautiful image.

13 Mar 2019 8:09pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Magnifique ! Le garçonnet semble très intéressé !

13 Mar 2019 8:52pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Those agave are huge! Amazing image.

13 Mar 2019 11:22pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That agave is huge. What a gorgeous cactus garden! I love cactus plants. So many interesting shapes. A beautiful image.

14 Mar 2019 12:19am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I have seen these plants before but never one this big. It's impressive. Cool shot.

14 Mar 2019 1:51am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

wow - that is one huge agave plant. nice documentation of this plant arrangement

14 Mar 2019 3:27am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Un joli nom pour cette belle cactée ..j'aime beaucoup

14 Mar 2019 7:04am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Just look at the size of that plant! Impressive.

15 Mar 2019 12:05am

Remus from Portugal

It's huge!!
The presence of the kid, allows us to really have the idea of scale of the size of the plant.

15 Mar 2019 3:46pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Fantastic. This plant is really very big. Fine capture and excellent presentation. :)

15 Mar 2019 4:16pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Those things are massive!! And beautiful... Nice shot - the boy certainly adds scle!

16 Mar 2019 3:23am