Botanical Name: Agave attenuata (Variegated Form)
 Common Name: Fox Tail Agave Variegated Form
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Green, Yellow

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Blue Green, Grey Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half, Shade

 

Water

Very Low, Low

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Entry, Foundation, Patio, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Filler, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Mary Irish

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

This is similar to Agave attenuata, but with variegated foliage replacing the all blue-green of the species.
Frost tolerant to 28 F.