Agave americana var. expansa '~Species'

Agave, Century Plant

Family: Agavaceae Agave


Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 8B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Container, massing, rock garden, seashore, specimen
Height 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Spread 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, flowers are rare
Leaf color Blue, silvery
Fruit color Brown, green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, invasive