Agave w/ Gray Foliage and Dark Spines
A compact freely suckering rosette forming succulent with broad short gray leaves with prominent brown terminal spines. When mature a flower spike rises 10 to 20 feet bearing lemon yellow flowers tinged with pink. Flowering usually occurs in summer. Plant in full sun. Requires very little to no irrigation in coastal gardens. This agave from South-eastern Arizona south to Chihuahua is attractive massed in the succulent garden, as a large scale groundcover, or in large pots.