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Agave parryi v. truncata (Artichoke Agave)

Agave parryi v. truncata
Artichoke Agave, Parry's Agave

The dense symmetrical form and wide blue-gray leaves make this one of the most ornamental agaves available. Found along the Durango-Zacatecas border in Mexico, it grows in grasslands at 7500 feet in elevation. Eventually this plant produces many offsets, forming large colonies. A tall branching flower spike hoIds clusters of yellow flowers. This clone was obtained from the Huntington Botanical Garden and is grown by tissue culture to ensure consistency. Plant in full sun or light shade.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Moderate, Slow
Height 1'-2' (ft)
Spread 2'-3' (ft)
Spacing 36"
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Birds, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Sand
Soil PH Acid
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: GCS

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