Soil

Agave shawii

Clumps of colorful dark green 2-3ft. rosettes. Inflorescence 10 to 15 feet tall. Native to Point Loma coast near San Diego.

Agave striata

Generally solitary w/long thin narrow leaves; to 2ft.

Agave stricta

Thick stem with narrow leaves, dense spherical rosette to 3ft

Agave titanota

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.

Agave titanota “Black and Blue”

Typically solitary, this form stands out for it’s stunning compact blue leaves and graphic contrast of the black marginal edges and teeth.

Agave toumeyana

Filiferous leaf edges, dense clumps of 12-15″ rosettes.

Agave utahensis

Mojave native, to 18″d.; Narrow grey-green leaves, toothy margins

Agave weberi

Large rosettes to 6′; bright purple in full heat/sun. Variable

Agave weberi v. reineri

A. “Reiner’s Select”

Large rosettes to 6′; broad grey-green leaves, nearly spineless

Agave x leopoldii

A. filifera x A. schidigera

Hybrid to 18″; dense clumps of filiferous leaves.

Agave “Filigree”

Tight rosettes of dark green leaves with wild brown marginal spines and aggressive terminal spines.

Albuca “Augrabies Hills”

A. polyphylla “Augrabies Hills”

Winter-growing bulb with narrow, feathery deciduous leaves, long bloom stalks.

Albuca namaquensis

Winter-growing bulb with deciduous curly leaves and tall bloom stalks

Albuca nelsonii

Native to South Africa
Evergreen Bulb

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.

Albuca spiralis

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.

Alluaudia procera

The Madagascar Ocotillo; shrubby,with great thick leaves. Deciduous.