Agave maximiliana var. katherinae '~Species'

Century Plant

Family: Agavaceae Agave


Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, massing, rock garden, specimen
Height 18" to 36" / 45cm to 90cm
Spread 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, flowers are rare
Leaf color Blue, green
Fruit color Brown, green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive