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Blue Flame Agave

 

Agave 'Blue Flame' is a beautiful hybrid agave with graceful incurved leaf-tips and bluish foliage that resemble a gas flame. The clumps of rosetting flexible succulent leaves are glaucous blue-green with finely serrated margins and a terminal spine.

Agave 'Blue Flame'

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 30"

Leaf width : 36"

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped w/incurved tips; Fine serrated edge

Leaf color : Blue-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Spike like panicle

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2-3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a

Sunset zone : 13, 19-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes