Due to the fact that this plant can reach 10 foot spread and because of its barbed leaves, care should be taken in selecting the planting position.
A succulent that has blue colored, fleshy leaves with barbed edges. The leaves can grow up to 4-6 feet long. Usually blooming after one decade, this succulent dies after flowering usually leaving may pups to take its place. This agave can spread to 10 wide and due to it's spiky nature, care should taken when considering its planting position. Agave Americana 'Marginata' has blue green leaves with yellow edging
It can survive very well in sandy soil, and requires very little water