Agave bracteosaItem #3482 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11
Arching, spineless green leaves form a clump rosettes that develop from the mother plant. Mature plants produce spectacular creamy-white flower spikes. An interesting container or dry land rock garden plant. Combine with short perennials or other cacti and succulents. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Slow growing 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide; flower spike 4 to 7 ft. tall.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-GAH-vee brak-tee-OH-suhPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow growing 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide; flower spike 4 to 7 ft. tall.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Blooms only once after about 10-15 years in the gardenFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy Flowers
- CareCare InformationProvide a well drained soil away from reflected heat. After establishment, can tolerate drought, but looks best with occasional summer watering in hotter inland areas. After flowering, mother plant will die, and young suckers formed below the rosette will perpetuate the plant.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.