Dwarf Smooth Agave

Agave desmettiana

Pronunciation: a-GAH-vee de-smet-ee-AY-na
SKU #02742
9-11

Your climate might be too cold for this plant: 7

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OVERVIEW
Description Bold, upright curled leaves make this a focal point in the landscape either in the ground or a large container. Mass for greater effect. Leaves do not have teeth. Provide some shade in the low desert. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when soil is completely dry.
Blooms Blooms at maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.
Mature Size Slow growing to 30 to 36 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Agastache (Agastache); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)
CARE
Care 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

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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