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Agave parryi var. parryi/Parry's Agave

Agave parryi var. parryi / Agave parryi var. parryi
Spiny, semi-succulent, gray-green, thick-toothed, terminally spined leaves occur in a tight whorl
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Spiny, semi-succulent, gray-green, thick-toothed, terminally spined leaves occur in a tight whorl

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Scientific Name: Agave parryi var. parryi
Common Name: Parry's Agave
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Flower color: Yellow, Orange
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: This succulent tolerates, dry, relatively infertile soils that must be well drained. When about 20 years of age, it produces a flower stalk tahm may be up to 15 feet in heigth. Once flowering is over, the plant dies leaving suckers at the base for replacements.