Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-GAH-vee yoo-tah-EN-sis|
|Lore||Native American peoples, including the Havasupai, used native agave for food, and the fiber was used in weaving blankets and other textiles.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; clumping rosettes reach 18 in. tall, 16 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)|
Provide lean, sandy, well-drained soils. Once established, water only occasionally during the hot season and avoid heavy winter moisture. Mother plant will die after flowering but offsets will form. Plantlets from flower spike may be replanted.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10