NAME: Artichoke Agave
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Parry's Agave / Huachuca Agave / Century Plant
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Agave Parryi Huachucensis syn. Agave Huachucensis
COLOR: Yellow Flowers
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors in warm soil / Indoors weeks before last frost
BLOOM TIME: Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: 8 - 11
PLANT HEIGHT: 2 - 3'
PLANT SPACING: 3'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - Dry
QUANTITY: 5 Seeds
OTHER: The Artichoke Agave is an evergreen succulent native to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, & Mexico. These drought tolerant plants thrive in hot, dry, sunny locations & grow well in sandy or rocky soil. This Agave is both deer & rabbit resistant. They are an excellent choice for desert gardens, rock gardens, beds, borders, & containers. In time, the plants will reproduce by sending out offsets to form colonies.
The ‘Huachucensis’ variety sports more leaves that are flatter & wider than those of the regular Agave Parryi, & its silvery-blue rosette’s tight centers resemble an artichoke, earning it its common name. The leaf tips feature brown spines which provide nice visual contrast & interest, but these spines can be clipped off to make the plant ‘friendlier’ if it’s planted near walkways, etc.
This Agave plant’s foliage forms a neat tidy mound of 2 – 3’ wide & high, but its tall flower spikes will shoot up to 15’ in the air. The showy yellow blooms will attract bees, butterflies, & HUMMINGBIRDS! Each Artichoke Agave plant flowers only once in its lifetime, so the seeds are rare. Be sure to get yours while they’re still available!
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May 14, 2020
Arrived quickly. Can’t wait to start them!
Jan 20, 2019
nicely labeled good quality seeds