Cactus and Succulents - Full Sun

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 parryi v. truncata

Forms large clusters of tight 3ft. rosettes, broadleafed w/thick marginal spines. Red spines on young leaves turn black with age.

Agave parryi var. minima

A. patonii
A. parryi v. patonii

Very small, thick-leaved bluish rosettes, will form tight clumps.

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.

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 sisalana “Mediopicta”

6ft. upright vase-shaped rosettes w/striking striped leaves. Fibrous leaves harvested for sisal, used for rope, rugs and similar.

Agave striata

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

Agave striata v. nana

Dwarf species, dense light-green leaves with vigorous red-spined tips. Grows in a very regular rounded form. Will be more blue in lower light. 8-12″.

 

Agave stricta

Thick stem with long narrow spiny leaves forms a dense green spherical rosette to 3ft with dark brown tips. Forms a beautiful colony over time.

Agave tequilana “Lemeno”

Dramatic moderate fast growing Blue Agave with yellow edged leaves. Open rosettes, semi-spineless powder-blue leaves.

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.