Cactus and Succulents - Full Sun

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 “Variegata”

A. salmiana v. ferox “Variegata”

Large recurved variegated leaves; rosettes can get 4 to 6ft tall. Dark green with strong yellow striping.

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 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.