The Final Season

Watercolor on cradled board - 54″ x 18″

This dramatic succulent (an agave) is very common in the southwest and west.  The rosette grows very slowly and in its final season, sends up a tall stem that produces a beautiful abundant set of blooms.  Sadly, after the bloom, the agave dies. Luckily, new plants form around the original rosette, but the parent plant certainly goes out in style!

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