Agave potatorum has blue-green leaves a tight, round rosette with cinnamon brown marginal and terminal spines.
Agave potatorum has blue-green leaves held in a nice, tight, round rosette. The marginal and terminal spines are a contrasting cinnamon brown. This small century plant is perfect for container culture and makes a great houseplant in the winter for a sunny windowsill.
Common Name: Butterfly Agave
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Semi-arid, gravelly to rocky places in grasslands, desert scrub, chaparral, pinyon-juniper, and oak woodlands.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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