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Agave ‘Spot’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


A semi-succulent perennial with shiny, dark green, purple-spotted leaves and tall spikes terminating with fragrant, 1″ long flowers in summer. It's does well with heat and humidity and must have good drainage. A well spotted selection.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 30″ / 48″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
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SKU: AGAS Categories: ,
Common Name Rattlesnake Aloe
Family Agavaceae
Genus Agave
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Plant Type Perennial
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Foliage Color Green, Red
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? A well spotted selection.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, container, rock garden, Combine with Opuntia humifusa (the native prickly pear cactus), yuccas, native grasses, and asters to create an authentic drought-tolerant highland meadow.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 30" / 48"
Soil (Garden) Low organic, well-drained.
Water (Garden) Average
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Comments Juvenile plants do not show spots. Low maintenance. The 1 inch long flowers are dull white and bloom in late summer in a loose spike on top of a 4 foot stalk. Drought and humidity tolerant. Hummingbirds love. We recommend transplanting to a 4" pot from a plug, not a larger size container.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry completely between waterings.
pH 6.0 – 7.5
Fertility Needs
Finish Time to 4″ 8 – 12 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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