Agave ovatifolia | Whale's Tongue Agave

Typically has striking bluish leaf color but can be variable. Moderate mature size makes this a choice Agave. Produces a very tall flowering stalk—to 12 feet or more. Provide with afternoon shade in low desert regions. Canopy coverage: 20 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 0F

Growth Rate: slow, moderate

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 5 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-green

Flower Color: light green

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: hummingbirds