Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-GAH-vee WEB-er-eye|
|Lore||Agave weberi produces a unique 15 to 20 ft. branched stalk cloaked with tiny yellow flowers at maturity. The mother plant will decline and die flowering but may be perpetuated with plantlets from the flower spike.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Large, open rosette quickly grows to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Large, vertical flower stalks emerge on fully mature plants.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Hillside, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Color and Texture|
Provide lean to average, well-drained soil. Thrives in full sun in cool coastal areas; shelter from harsh afternoon sun and reflected heat in hot summer areas. Drought tolerant once established, but looks best with periodic water in extreme heat. The mother plant declines after flowering; younger rosettes will perpetuate the plant.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11