Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, requires only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-GAH-vee fil-LIF-er-uh|
|Lore||The name filifera means 'carrying threads'.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Clump reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer to Fall|
|Design Ideas||Agaves are great fire-smart plants, and their sculptural shapes make them perfect candidates for bold, contemporary gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, requires only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Drought Tolerant|
Requires well drained soil. Plant in full sun, except in exceptionally hot summer areas, where light shade or morning sun is best. Water sparingly in winter, provide occasional irrigation in late spring and summer. Little care necessary. Fertilize sparingly if at all, in mid spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 11