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Agave parryi v. neomexicana (New Mexico Agave)

Agave parryi v. neomexicana
New Mexico Agave

One of the smaller Agave parryi varieties, this plant produces many offsets, which form large clumps of flat-topped rosettes. The leaves are slender and blue-green to gray in color. It has narrower leaves than the other varieties of Agave parryi. The tall, branching flower stalk has yellow flowers. Native to southeastern New Mexico and west Texas, it occurs on rocky limestone slopes from 1400-7000 feet in elevation. Plant in full sun in cooler climates, but provide some protection from the afternoon sun and supplemental water in low deserts.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Moderate, Slow
Height 1.5' (ft)
Spread 2' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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