Sunday, January 10, 2010

And then they were flat...

Apparently my (supposedly) drought tolerant False Agaves are not too happy in 38 degree  (100F) heat.  I came home and this is how they greeted me.  Oh so very sad!  Needless to say, I am doing an emergency water as we speak.  

See the ugly brown colour of our bricks?  I am hoping this won't be the case for much longer.  Goodbye pooey brown brick house with terracotta and heritage green trim!  If I have to look at you for much longer, I may just have to scratch my eyes out.


  1. Oh dear. My real agaves did something similar when we first planted them a few weeks ago during a heat wave. They are coming good now though - a good drink nursed them through.Good luck!

  2. When I first saw these I thought - how does an Agave do that when it gets cold.

    Because, I forget that while we are currently going through our winter with a Hard Freeze (Austin, TX), there are other parts of the world in the middle of summer.