16 gorgeous agave plants
Use these versatile plants for drama in pots and sunny gardens
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.
A smaller agave (3 feet in diameter at maturity) with a beautiful arching shape. Leaves range from light yellow-green to dark blue-green. Variegated forms are particularly prized. Best in shade in the low desert. Beautiful in large containers as well as the ground.
Lear more about A. desmettiana 'Variegata'