Dwarf Smooth Agave
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-GAH-vee de-smet-ee-AY-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing to 30 to 36 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Blooms once at full maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Agastache (Agastache); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)|
Provide a well drained soil away from reflected heat. After establishment, can tolerate drought, but looks best with regular watering during the hot season. Mother plant will die after flowering but new suckers from below the rosette perpetuate the plant.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11