Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants

Plant Search »

Agave stricta var. rubra
Common Name: Red Hedgehog Agave Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Notes:
Agave stricta var. rubra, known as the red hedgehog agave, is a fascinating variety with long, narrow, stiff, quill-like leaves forming an impressive textural sphere 1-2 feet across. Under good conditions plants have green to grey-green foliage but with stress from heat, sun, or cold the foliage can develop bold colours of red. These are 5 year old plants we grew from seed at Phoenix. Quantities and supply are limited.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Chihuahua desert.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom Colour
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple Green
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness9-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

  Email This Info
  View All Plants of this Genus

*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at phoenixperennials.com or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.


Contact Us | Home | © Phoenix Perennials