Agave attenuata

Century Plant


Evergreen succulent with an outstanding rosette of large soft, fleshy, grey-green pointed foliage. The flowers are creamy white bells carried on a 2-3 metre high spike. Perfect for large rock, pebble or simulated desert gardens, as a feature or as potted specimens. Will grow in both full sun and shade, tolerant of all soil types and thrives in both wet and dry conditions. Temperature range is from tropical to cool temperate and will also withstand coastal exposure. Apply a slow release fertiliser in Spring and remove spent flower spikes as necessary.


DimensionsHeight: 1 to 1.5m, Width: 1m
Aspect Full sun
Pests & diseasesDisease free but snails can be a problem.
Typical sizes140mm, 200mm, 300mm, 400mm

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