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Agave havardiana (Havard Agave)

Agave havardiana
Harvard Agave, Harvard's Century Plant

This medium-sized agave is native to rocky grasslands in west Texas and northern Mexico, at elevations of 4000 to 6000 feet. This handsome plant has silver-grey leaves bearing sharp marginal teeth and a stout terminal spine. The leaves are held in a tight rosette which is typically solitary. The branched flower stalk has greenish-yellow flowers. Provide full sun at higher elevations, and some shade in low desert regions.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color Green
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 2' - 3' (ft)
Spread 3' - 4' (ft)
Spacing 48" (in)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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