The city of San Diego, as well as its suburbs, love to paint their streetside utility boxes.
I’m not complaining.
I love ’em, and I’m always on the lookout for the coolest of the cool ones.
Utility boxes are usually at street corners or in heavily trafficked areas where there is no parking so they often are difficult to get a picture of.
I have been known, however, to go around the block several times looking for parking so I can get out and take a picture.
Here’s one of my favorites from this past weekend:
I believe it’s the very rare Agave utiliensii, not normally seen in cultivation.