3ft. Blue Agave, compact and low, spreads rhizomously
Rosette to 30″, thick marginal spines, upright form.
3ft., broadleafed w/thick marginal spines. Red spines on young leaves turn black with age.
Variegated leaves with marginal hairs. 8″ rosettes.
Miniature century plant to 12″ with pronounced spines, scooped leaf shape.
Small rosettes with cream colored margins and dark spines.
Large, solitary rosettes to 3ft. across, open blue leaves. 20ft tall bloom spikes.
Wide toothy red-tipped leaves, to 3ft.
Small clusters of warty 8″ rosettes. Marginal spines and orange flowers.
A. seemanniana ssp. pygmaea
Small wide-leafed agave with red terminal spines. Grows on limestone outcroppings. 12″ rosettes.
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.
A. salmiana v. ferox “Variegata”
Large recurved variegated leaves; rosettes can get 4 to 6ft tall. Dark green with strong yellow striping.
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.
Very sharp pointy leaves, rosettes to 3ft.
Clumping agave with long narrow leaves to 2ft Used for erosion control.
Miniature clumping agave with few leaves; rocky soils; frost hardy
Clumps of colorful dark green 2-3ft. rosettes. Inflorescence 10 to 15 feet tall. Native to Point Loma coast near San Diego.
6ft. upright vase-shaped rosettes w/striking striped leaves.
Generally solitary w/long thin narrow leaves; to 2ft.
Miniature species, dense light-green leaves; regular round form, frost hardy
Thick stem with narrow leaves, dense spherical rosette to 3ft
Hardy, tall, vase-shaped form to 5′ tall,
Tall, vase-shaped form 4 to 6ft. Narrow variegated leaves w/small marginal teeth.
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.
Filiferous leaf edges, dense clumps of 12-15″ rosettes.
Mojave native, to 18″d.; Narrow grey-green leaves, toothy margins
Small blue rosettes to 12″d., many offsets
Beautiful tiny blue rosettes, miniature form pups occasionally
Small with variegated leaves, compact rosettes; slow growing
Small with variegated leaves, compact 10″ rosettes; slow growing