Agave attenuata...soft, lush growth and no spines, but it is frost tender.

Agave attenuata – Foxtail Agave

Agave 'Blue Glow' - Rosettes of smooth spineless foliage have a distinctly blue cast (A. 'Blue Flame' is similar). Leaves grow 2½ feet long. Prefers a bit of shade in low desert.

16 Gorgeous Agave Plants

Agave 'Blue Glow': Rosettes of smooth spineless foliage have a distinctly blue cast (A. 'Blue Flame' is similar). Use these versatile plants for drama in pots and sunny gardens. Prefers a bit of shade in low desert.

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Agaves and aloes are two of the toughest groups of plants for a dry garden. In California agaves and aloes are becoming increasingly essential as water supplies are limited and plants and landscapes need to be more drought tolerant.

The Agave Plant.  Nectar comes from the Agave plant, best recognized as the plant from which tequila is made. At first glimpse, the plant looks uninviting with its razor sharp leaves protruding from all angles. Nobody would even imagine the greatness that lies beneath that harsh exterior... the greatness that is agave's nectar.

TOP 10 PLANTS TO PERK UP THE FALL GARDEN

Plant Watercolor, Agave print, Agave Leaves, Blue Art, Plant Poster, Blue Plant, Leaves Print, Tropical Poster, Plant Printable, Kitchen Art

Plant Watercolor, Agave print, Agave Leaves, Blue Art, Plant Poster, Blue Plant, Leaves Print, Tropical Poster, Plant Printable, Kitchen Art

Century Plant, Agave americana : mine is not nearly this big and is only about 5 years old. it stabs me a lot with its needle sharp/hard spine at the end of each leaf and reminds me to be more careful around smaller more delicate plants that sit close to it.

Century Plant, Agave americana : mine is not nearly this big and is only about 5 years old. it stabs me a lot with its needle sharp/hard spine at the end of each leaf and reminds me to be more careful around smaller more delicate plants that sit close to it.

Blue Agave Century plant.  Love these but oh are the needles sharp, dont plant where kids are!

Blue Agave Century plant - this is the spiny kind. I suggest Agave attenuata - no spines!

Whale's Tongue Agave/ hardy to -15C

Agave ovatifolia, Whale's Tongue Agave: Drought tolerant, hardy to and fire-resistant. This gorgeous specimen doesn't produce pups and can become quite large.

Descriptions of Agave parryi IB184:   The Desert Northwest, Sequim, Washington.  One of the best known hardy Agaves, this species needs little introduction. It is one of the most attractive species, forming tight rosettes of numerous blue grey to silvery, stout leaves tipped with black spines. The rosettes are usually solitary, sometimes forming a few offsets, and reach about 3' across. It is very tough and tolerant of rain and cold, and has grown to...

Agave parryi IB184

Agave parryi also known as Mescal Agave, Parry's Agave. Wait, you can get mescal from these? *sound of running up to the perennial tables in the nursery* Más

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