Agave tequilana 'Weber's Blue' is the species used to make the famous and classic liquor from Mexico: tequila!
Now you too can produce your own tequila! Agave tequilana 'Weber's Blue' is the species used to make the famous and classic liquor from Mexico. You'll need a little space though as this is a large species (though it won't grow as large in a pot in Canada as it does in the fields of Jalisco). It has long, sword-like leaves in shades of silver-blue to powder blue. It will make a great conversation piece for your garden guests. Margaritas anyone? Or do you want to do shots?!
Common Name: Tequila Agave
Family: Agavaceae (The Century Plant Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Green
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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