Agave parryi var. truncataItem #2522 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Dense, symmetrical rosettes of wide blue-gray leaves are abundant, developing large clumps. Bloom spikes emerge from older rosettes, which die after flowering - the plant is perpetuated by "pups" or offshoots. A bright accent in the water-wise landscape or a nice groundcover when mass planted.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering 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.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-GAH-vee PAIR-ree-eyePlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:6 - 24, 26 - 32Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Rosettes 2-4 ft. wide, clumps to 5 ft. wide or more; flower spikes 15-20 ft. tall.Special features:Deer Resistant, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Silver-blueBlooms:Blooms once, at 10-15 years or older.Flower color:PurpleFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsAloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Hens & Chicks (Echeveria); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)
- CareCare InformationProvide 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:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.