Scientific Name Agave spp.
Plant Type Yuccas/Cacti
Mature Height 3'-6'
Plant Spread 3'-10'
Flower Color Yellow
Bloom Time Rarely
Character Evergreen
Light Requirement Full Sun
Water Requirement Low
Wildlife Value Birds, Butterflies, Bees
Uses Structural Accent, Mass Planting
Texas Native Yes
Description Rosette forming perennials produces thick evergreen blue-green leaves with sharp spined tips, Many take 10+ years to bloom, Flower stalks can be 10'-25' and are remarkably showy, Extremely drought tolerant, A. americana can be frost sensitive in North Texas, Try cold hardy A. parryi, A. havardiana, A. lechuguilla
Agave Photo
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