Agave deserti var. simplex is a small to medium-sized century plant with silver-blue leaves.
Agave deserti var. simplex hails from the northern part of desert agave's range in southern California and Arizona and is truly desert-adapted species. It is small to medium-sized and has silver-blue leaves. It is solitary or can make a occasional pups.
Common Name: Desert Agave
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Sandy flats, rocky outcrops, and gravely or rocky slopes and washes in southern California into Arizon and south into Baja California.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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