Agave attenuata

(Foxtail Agave)

Ult. Height:
5-6 feet
Ult. Spread:
5-6 feet
Best Exposure:
Partial Shade
This agave has soft leaves which vary from green to bluish in color. It can form clumps 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide. The flower is borne on a tall arching spike.
Form: Shrub
Best Uses: An attractive ornamental plant which also does well in pots.
Recommended Placement: Spiky leaves are not an issue with this Agave and their velvety appearance are attractive to children.
Can burn in hot sun and need protection from frost.

Optimal Soil: Requires well-drained loamy or sandy soil

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