Soil

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 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.

Agave pratensis

Small clusters of warty 8″ rosettes. Marginal spines and orange flowers.

 

Agave pumila

Star-like leaves, sharply pointed and outward facing.

Agave pygmaea

A. seemanniana ssp. pygmaea

Small wide-leafed agave with red terminal spines. Grows on limestone outcroppings. 12″ rosettes.

Agave salmiana

Broad green leaves with rows of toothy spines on the margins. The recurved leaf tips display terminal spines at a nearly horizontal angle. Great structural element in the garden.

Agave salmiana v. ferox

Broad green leaves with edged with toothy spines. As the plant matures it has a bold yet elegant form with the leaf tips held horizontally above the rosette. A great structural element in a small garden.

Agave scabra

Agave asperrima

Structural Agave with thick grey-green roughly textured leaves that come to a long black point. Vertical rosette to 3’h. Will pup over time. Deer Resistant.

 

Agave schottii

Clumping agave with long narrow leaves to 2ft Used for erosion control.