• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Rosettes 2-4 ft. wide, clumps to 5 ft. wide or more; flower spikes 15-20 ft. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Easy Care Plant
    Blooms:
    Blooms once, at 10-15 years or older.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-GAH-vee PAIR-ree-eye
    Plant type:Cactus/Succulent
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:6 - 24, 26 - 32
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Rosettes 2-4 ft. wide, clumps to 5 ft. wide or more; flower spikes 15-20 ft. tall.
    Foliage color:Silver-blue
    Blooms:Blooms once, at 10-15 years or older.
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Companion PlantsAloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Hens & Chicks (Echeveria); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well drained soil in full sun, away from reflected heat. Tolerates drought; best with some supplemental water during the hot season. Mother plant will die after flowering as new rosettes form to perpetuate the plant.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.