Agave potatorum | Butterfly Agave

This Agave grows in a rosette form with spade-shaped leaves that are armed with strong teeth and sharp spines. Locate where it will receive some shade in hot summer climates. Several selections are available—some with variegated leaves. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 25F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-gray

Flower Color: green

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds