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Agave stricta

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agave stricta Hedgehog Agave, Century Plant, Succulent,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Succulents & Cacti Bun Shaped, Rounded, Spherical, Tufting

Description:
Attractive Agave with a symmetrical rosette of pointy-tipped narrow green foliage. When this slow-growing Agave reaches maturity it displays masses of little reddish-purple flowers in summer. Grows approx 50cm tall. Great for containers, rockeries and adding a modern look to the garden.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
None

Family Name: Origin:
Agavaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: High
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