Miniature clumping agave with few leaves; rocky soils; frost hardy
Clumps of colorful dark green 2-3ft. rosettes. Inflorescence 10 to 15 feet tall. Native to Point Loma coast near San Diego.
6ft. upright vase-shaped rosettes w/striking striped leaves. Fibrous leaves harvested for sisal, used for rope, rugs and similar.
Generally solitary w/long thin narrow leaves; to 2ft.
Miniature species, dense light-green leaves; regular round form, frost hardy
Thick stem with narrow leaves, dense spherical rosette to 3ft
Hardy, tall, vase-shaped form to 5′ tall,
Tall, vase-shaped form 4 to 6ft. Narrow variegated leaves w/small marginal teeth.
Typically solitary, this form stands out as an abundant producer of pups. A medium stature Agave with rigid pale white-blue leaves. Brown teeth and margins persist as the plant matures.
Typically solitary, this form stands out for it’s stunning compact blue leaves and graphic contrast of the black marginal edges and teeth.
Filiferous leaf edges, dense clumps of 12-15″ rosettes.
Small, narrow-leaf rosettes with marginal curled threads. Good in rock gardens and containers.
Mojave native, to 18″d.; Narrow grey-green leaves, toothy margins
Small blue rosettes to 12″d., many offsets
Beautiful tiny blue rosettes, miniature form pups occasionally
Small with variegated leaves, compact rosettes; slow growing
Small with variegated leaves, compact 10″ rosettes; slow growing
5ft. across; single rosettes, long curving pale-blue leaves
Large rosettes to 6′; bright purple in full heat/sun. Variable
6ft. rosette, striped leaves curve outward
A. “Reiner’s Select”
Large rosettes to 6′; broad grey-green leaves, nearly spineless
A. filifera x A. schidigera
Hybrid to 18″; dense clumps of filiferous leaves.
Tight rosettes of dark green leaves with wild brown marginal spines and aggressive terminal spines.
Solitary rosette with strong white leaf-edge variegation and red terminal spines. Small rosettes to 24″.
A. polyphylla “Augrabies Hills”
Winter-growing bulb with narrow, feathery deciduous leaves, long bloom stalks.
Winter-growing bulb with deciduous curly leaves and tall bloom stalks
Native to South Africa
Deep green fleshy leaves mound to 3 ft., with 5 ft. tall bloom stalks with tubular striped white blooms. Hardy to 25-30 F, prefers frost-free.
Rare bulb with curly leaves. In habitat the bulb remains below ground. Generally hardy, but keep dry. Will get 8″ tall. Cute green-yellow classic Hyacinth-like flowers. Early spring flowers are replaced by the corkscrew leaves in summer. Very good draining soils.
Madagascar tree form, grows straight and tall with few arms
Wild branched shrub from Madagascar; small round green leaves