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Blue Fox Tail Agave


A handsome blue agave that resembles a large rosetting flower. 'Nova' ('Boutin Blue') has bluer and broader leaves and upright flower stalks when compared to the species. Full sun in coastal areas, provide light shade in hotter climates. Frost tender. Good for poolside gardens or containers.

Agave attenuata 'Nova' ('Boutin Blue')

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped with smooth margins

Leaf color : Powdery blue

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Monocarpic - flowers only once at end of life cycle.

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3-4 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 25 to 30 F ( Z9b)

Sunset zone : 13, 20-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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