Agave plants offer an ideal solution for gardeners reconsidering their water-guzzling landscapes, while bringing the added benefits of drama and structure as well as texture and subtle color. Agaves grow best in the Southwest and Mediterranean climates, but are adaptable and can also be grown out of their zones in pots if given winter protection.
Below are our top 3 picks of Agaves
is a hardy species known as the narrow leaf century plant due to the very thin, almost wiry, green to blue-green leaves that are produced in great numbers in the medium-sized rosettes. It is native to northeastern Mexico.
s easily one of the prettiest of these succulents. Its large rosettes are formed from soft, fleshy, thorn-free leaves of a light, mint-green hue. It lends a cool, tropical appearance to a garden and is often planted close to a swimming pool or alongside rustic garden steps or paths. The root system is shallow and small, but the plant is nevertheless able to cling firmly to the soil on a slope or to anchor itself easily between the roots of large trees.
AGAVE VICTORIAE REGINAE
better known as the Queen Victoria agave, is probably one of the most spectacular succulent species out there. Tough and easy to grow, it makes the perfect addition to any spot that still lacks an eyecatcher plant.
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