16 gorgeous agave plants

Use these versatile plants for drama in pots and sunny gardens

A. vilmoriniana
Richard Shiell

A. vilmoriniana

Pale green rosettes can reach up to 6 feet wide. Fleshy leaves twist like octopus tentacles, hence its common name, octopus agave. No teeth to worry about; just one terminal spine.

Agaves: living sculptures

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