Thick green leaves, flattened rosettes. Branches readily, stays low.
A. potatorum “Baja”
Small, tight, regular rosettes; moderate water, full sun
A. schidigera “Black Widow”
Stemless rosettes to 24″ w/hairy leaf margins
A. potatorum “Cherry Swizzle”
Large, solitary rosettes, open blue leaves with stunning colorful twisty terminal spines.
A. potatorum “Desert Diamond”
Dwarf variegated agave with white markings and prominent red terminal spines. Stays small, few pups, to 18″ across. Slower growing, more vibrant and wider leaves than its parent plant, “Kichiokan Marginata”
A. schidigera “Durango Delight”
2ft. rosettes, threadleaf agave. Dense rosettes of leaves, marginal white thread/hairs.
A. potatorum “Eye Scream”
May be an Agave isthmensis cv
Dwarf variegated agave with wide blue leaves with wide creamy yellow stripes. Plant in full sun. Mostly solitary, open habit. Stays small, to 18″ across.
A. funkiana “Fatal Attraction”
May be an Agave lophantha subspecies. Rosettes 3 to 4 ft. Striking variegated and sharp-spined leaves.
A. desmetiana “Joe Hoak”
Stunning silver leaves with yellow and green striped margins. Moderately toothy, open rosettes, a bit more vertical and vase-shaped. 2 to 3 feet across.
A. potatorum “Kichiokan Marginata”
Dwarf variegated agave with white markings and prominent red terminal spines. Stays small, few pups, to 18″
A. potatorum “Kichiokan”
Tight rosettes to 18″ across, will spread readily. Bright red spines.
A. bracteosa “Monterrey Frost”
Very narrow soft leaves with crisp white edges, recurved. Spineless leaves make this Agave good for areas alongside paths, Once the plant matures it has a 4 to 5 foot tall dense spike bearing small pale yellow to cream flower.
A. lophantha “Quadricolor”
A. cv. Goshikibandai
Brightly colored, toothy, 18 to 24″, occasional offsets
A. lophantha “Splendida”
Strong central stripe, brightly colored, toothy, to 24″, occasional offsets
10 to 12ft.; pups aggressively, giant bloomstalk then dies
Very large upright leaves with yellow striped margins and a blue-green central stripe. Plant away from pathways. Offsets readily.
Very large upright leaves with stunning yellow-edged striped margins. Large architectural specimin for container planting. Offsets readily.
Very large and spiny rosettes with yellow-striped leaf margins; pups aggressively
Variegated leaves, rosettes to 5 feet.
Large variegated rosettes with agressive marginal teeth. Mostly solitary until mature.
Bluish green, to 3ft tall (occasionally to 5ft.); regular water. Protect from frost. Large curved draping bloom stalk gives this its common name.
Blue-hued variety with wider leaves than the species. Bloom stalk is vertical. 3ft; regular water. Protect from frost.
Wide soft leaves of a pale gold-green emerge from a tight central spear to arch gracefully back. Offsets readily. Keep protected from frost.
2-3ft., readily clumping w/rounded grey-blue leaves
2-3ft. Narrow blue leaves, vigorous marginal spines
Toothy rosettes 2 to 4 feet across, some offsets; Mexico
Large rosettes to 36″ – protect from winter rains.
Solitary rosettes. Protect from winter rains.
Stemless rosettes, 2 to 3ft. Soft green leaves. Can handle full sun at the coast, but needs afternoon shade inland. Protect from frost.
Large thick green leaves with striking white markings. Aggresive thick black terminal spines. Upright habit, to 18″.
2 to 3 foot medium sized agave with wildly undulating blue leaves.