Agave potatorum '~Species'

Butterfly Agave

Family: Agavaceae Agave


Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Container, ground cover, rock garden, specimen
Height 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, flowers are rare
Leaf color Blue
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive