Agave parryi var. truncata '~Species'

Parry's Agave, Mescal

Family: Agavaceae Agave


Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, ground cover, massing, rock garden, specimen
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
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