Item #: 7934
Zones: 8a to 10b, at least
Height: 10" tall
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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Agave schottii v. treleasei is one of those agaves with a sordid past as well as present. Agave schottii is a small agave with narrow, upright, blue-green, 10" long leaves occurring on rocky outcrops in Arizona. The variety treleasei varies from the normal Agave schottii by being a little larger with slightly wider leaves and, like subway tunnels in large cities, it is often highlighted with irregular white markings. In form, imagine a porcupine with rigor mortis and you get the picture...it eventually forms a 2' wide mass of leaves. Agave flowers attract hummingbirds.