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Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’ (Whale’s Tongue Agave)

Agave ovatifolia 'Frosty Blue'
Whale's Tongue Agave 'Frosty Blue', Whale's Tongue Century Plant 'Frosty Blue', 'Frosty Blue' Agave

This stunning agave has a bold silhouette and short, wide powder-blue leaves. It forms a slightly flattened rosette, and the leaves have a pronounced groove on their upper surface. This native of northern Nuevo Leon, Mexico is a recently described species and is related to A. havardiana and A. parrasana. Its tall, branching flower stalk has clusters of light green flowers. Plant in full sun in cooler locations, but provide some afternoon shade in the low deserts.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Green
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Moderate, Slow
Height 3'-4' (ft)
Spread 3'-4' (ft)
Spacing 48"
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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