Agave schidigera | Thread-leaf Agave

Requires some TLC in desert climates; avoid planting in direct sun. Interesting fibers curl along the leaf edges. The selection 'Durango Delight' (described here) is more compact and symmetrical. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 15F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: purple, red

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds