Agave guiengola

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Information by: George Hull MSN        Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

 

Description

Medium-sized, open rosette of white-green leaves growing to 3' x 4' . Wide leaves are smooth and blue-grey. Great container plant, needs protection from temperatures much lower than 30 F to avoid foliage damage. Native to Oaxaca, Mexico.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Yellow

 

Flower Season

n/a

 

Leaf Color

Blue Green, Grey, White

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage, Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

n/a

 

Location Uses

Foundation, Parking Strip, Parking Lot, Raised Planter, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Naturalizing

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

Rainwater is very beneficial for your plants, and it's free.

You can harvest rain by contouring your yard with small berms, channels, or swales to direct water runoff to your plants.