Agave shawii '~Species'

Coastal Agave, Coastal Century Plant

Family: Agavaceae Agave


Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Container, foundation, rock garden, seashore
Height 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, invasive