Agave parryii var.Truncata

Artichoke Agave
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Plant Type

Succulent

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

2-3′ x 2-3′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Yellow

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Desert Conditions, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #2, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Compact

Sunset Garden Zones

2B, 3, 6-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

9-Jun

Succulent perennials with compact growth thick blue-grey leaves tipped with sharp black spines reaching 2′-3′ tall and wide in a distinct artichoke looking form. It will bloom after reaching 20 or more years old with clusters of yellow flowers. Withstands shade and is cold hardy. Prefers full sun to moderate shade moderate to little water when established.

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