Agave stricta '~Species'

Hedgehog Agave, Century Plant

Family: Agavaceae Agave


Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 10A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Mid Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Container, rock garden, specimen
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Tan
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