Botanical Name: Agave parryi v. couesii
 Common Name: Century Plant
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Red, Yellow

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Blue Green, Grey Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Thorns/Spines

Design Styles

Spanish

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Indoor, Patio, Raised Planter, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant, Naturalizing, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: George Hull MSN

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

This subspecies is smaller than regular Agave parryi and grows to a mature size of 2' x 2' . More cold hardy than both A. parryi truncata and huachucensis. Native in central Arizona in Coconino County.
Frost tolerant to 0 F.