Agave is a genus of succulent plants from America. Some species grow in cold areas and take hard frost, while some others live in tropical climates. Some are tiny dwarfs and some are giants, up to 2 or 3 m wide.
Cold hardy agaves can create an exotic effect in your garden. Agave species make fine companions to palms or cacti. Variegated agaves are incredibly sought after by collectors. Our web shop offers an ever changing selection of species. We ship bare rooted plants, unless otherwise specified.
This is a very cold hardy species with thick succulent silver gray leaves, edged with purple-black spines. It is a small plant, less than 1 m tal. It is native to Texas, south of the border with New Mexico, on rocky limestone slopes and grasslands. It can resist temperatures as low - 18 C.
This is a truly different agave, an absolute miniature beauty, with soft and brittle Aloe-like leaves. Leaves are tender, dark green with a paler stripe in the middle. It thrives in semi-shade, in warm and wet but well drained conditions. It can even be used in terrariums, or as an epiphye.
14-18 cm pot, bare rooted - Small to medium sized, compact Agave with embossed glaucous leaves. Margins are undulate and armed with reddish-brown spines. It is a mountain species from southern Mexico, found at 1300 to 2300 m (4500 to 7500 ft.).
The famous tekila drink is produced with this species with grey-blue leaves. Agave tequilana is only known in cultivation, and was never found in the wild, but it was possibly originally native to Jalisco in Mexico. It is a large plant with straight grey-blue leaves. It is hardy to light frost, to about - 3 C.
This small, frost-hardy agave is a non-hybrid clone selected in cultivation, with enhanced colours. Leaves are darker, with a paler central stripe, all is glossy and the leaf margins are almost white. It is frost resistant to -15 C or more if kept dry!
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