Agave attenuata ‘Boutin Blue’

Boutin Blue Agave
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

5′ x 5′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Yellow

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Coastal Conditions, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

13, 20-24

The Agave attenuata ‘Boutin Blue’ plant grows to be 5 ft. tall and 5 ft. across with fleshy leaves about 2 1/2 ft. long soft-green or gray-green fleshy and somewhat translucent without spines. An older Agave attenuata ‘Boutin Blue’ plant develops a stout trunk that grows to 5 ft tall. Greenish-yellow flowers are dense on arching spikes growing to 12-14 ft. long. The Agave attenuata ‘Boutin Blue’ will grow in poor soil but does best in rich soil with regular watering. The Agave attenuata ‘Boutin Blue’ sometimes produces foot long stalks!

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