Cactus and Succulents - Full Sun

Agave deserti

Large rosettes to 36″ – protect from winter rains.

Agave ferdinandi-regis

A. nickelsiae

Large thick green leaves with striking white markings. Aggresive thick black terminal spines. Upright habit, to 18″.

Agave filifera

Dense clumps of stemless rosettes to 24″ w/filiferous margins

Agave franzosinii

Beautiful powdery silver-grey leaves, curving out to 8ft long, strong bend downward. Bloom stalks to 35ft tall. Generally solitary.

Agave funkiana

High altitude species. Clumping rosettes to 3ft. Leaves are dark green, long and narrow, with a light green stipe down the center and white marginal teeth. Needs fast draining soil.

Agave gentryi

Distinctive large solitary agave. Aggresive marginal teeth. Wide light-green leaves.

Agave gentryi “Jaws”

Remarkably toothy, deep green leaves with bright red marginal spines fading to brown with age. 4 to 6 feet across, but may get 8 to 10 feet according to the UC Botanic Gardens.

Agave gypsophila “Blue Wave”

2 to 3ft medium sized agave with wildly undulating blue leaves in a soft blue shade. Attractive agave for containers. Produces pups at the base.

Agave horrida

Solitary Agave with stout deep green leaves and a very symmetrical habit. The dramatically toothy leaves start with a dark red-brown edging that fades to silver as they mature. Deer resistant.

Agave isthmensis

Thick blue leaves with deep marginal lobes and reddish terminal spines.

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 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.