Cactus and Succulents - Every 2 Week

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 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 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 utahensis

Mojave native, to 18″d.; Narrow grey-green leaves, toothy margins