Agave filifera | Threadleaf Agave

(Agave filamentosa)

Grows as a tight rosette, often in containers. Leaf blades have interesting curling threads along the edges, thus its name, and are bordered with white lines. Sharp spine at leaf tips. Flowers bloom on stalks reaching several feet high. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: green

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds