Cactus and Succulents

Agave lophantha

Medium-sized agave to 36″ with vigorous teeth, occasional offsets

Agave macroacantha

Medium agave, 2 to 3 feet across. Narrow leaves with vigorous terminal spines, turn black with age. Will form dense clumps.

Agave marmorata

Generally solitary medium sized agave with upright rosettes, grey leaves with short marginal teeth. Used to make Pulque, a thick alcoholic drink.

Agave montana

3-4ft rosettes, high altitude agave. Prolific marginal teeth when mature. Red terminal spines.

Agave multifilifera

A dense green agave with white striped and feathery threads along the edges. Full sun and little water.

Agave neomexicana

Medium rosettes to 24″; thick slender concave leaves, bluish green; strong teeth

Agave nizandensis

Small, low growing, with narrow spidery arms stretching along the ground. Dark green with a narrow light green stripe in the middle. Less sun than most agaves. Frost-sensitive.

Agave ocahui

Native to Mexican hillsides, 18 to 24″, sharp terminal spines

Agave ovatifolia

Large, regular agave gets 4 ft. across, with wide blue leaves and small marginal teeth.

Agave parryi “J.C. Raulston”

A selected clone of the hardy Parry’s Agave with a particularly beautiful form of wide, bluish grey leaves and greater tolerance of wet winters.

 

Agave parryi minima “Variegata”

A. “Cream Spike”
A. minima “Variegata”
A. patonii “Variegata”
A. parryi v. patonii “Variegata”

Small, thick-leaved hardy rosettes, yellow-striped, slow-growing

Agave patonii

Miniature century plant to 12″ with pronounced spines, scooped leaf shape.

Agave potatorum

Large, solitary rosettes to 3ft. across, open blue leaves. 20ft tall bloom spikes.