Calamar Squid Agave
Agave bracteosa 'Calamar'
Full sun, Partial sun
Occasional watering once established; more in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-GAH-vee brak-tee-OH-suh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately slow growing up to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Blooms once at full maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Poolside, Rock Garden, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Occasional watering once established; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)|
Provide well drained soil away from reflected heat. Once established, tolerates drought but looks best with occasional to regular water during the hot summer months.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10