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Parry's Agave

Agave parryi

Mature Height*: 

2-3 ft

Mature Width*: 

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone Range:

9 to 11

Hardy to: 

0°F

Water Requirements: 

Drought Tolerant

Shade Requirements:

Full Sun

Native to:

Arizona uplands, northern Mexico

The striking blue-gray leaves of Parry’s Agave offer texture and color to your landscape. Native to the high deserts of the Southwestern United States, this is one of the most cold-hardy agaves around. Black serrations around leaves, topped with a dangerous black tip contrast nicely with the blue-gray of the leaves. Little water is needed to keep this agave looking great. It flowers once at the end of its life, producing a 10 ft stalk of flowers that attracts pollinators and onlookers! Plant in groups in a well-drained soil under filtered shade for the most striking look to your landscape.

*Height and width estimated for growth in the Tucson, AZ area. True sizes may vary.