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Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Parrys Agave

Parrys agave

Parry's Agave (Agave parryi) photograph by Allie_Caulfield.


Agave parryi Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Agave parryi
  • Common Name: Parrys agave
  • Growing Zone: USA: 9 to 11
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Indoor Plant, Perennial, Succulen

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 12 to 24
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 12 to 24
  • Time of Bloom:
  • Flower Details: White
  • Leaf Foliage: Blue, Silvery
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Grows slowly
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Dry

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation: Seed, or remove offsets
  • How to Prune: Not usually required
  • Pests: Usually pest free, Agave weevil, slugs, scale insect
  • Diseases: Usually pest free

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil
  • Best Garden Use: Border, Container, Foundation, Ground cover, En masse , Rock garden, Specimen
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Entices birdlife to the garden, Attractive foliage, North American native, Some parts are poisonous, Flowers are rare, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Agave
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here



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