Parry’s agave

Agave parryi

Parry’s agave spends most of its life as a rosette of basal leaves. At the end of its life, a long-stemmed flowering stalk forms with abundant flowers that are a rich yellow. The parent plant then dies,  often leaving behind offspring that repeat the cycle.

Details & Attributes

Plant Type(s) Shrub, Succulent
In relative feet, width by height
6' X 3'
Flower Color Yellow
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Sun Full, Partial
Spines or Thornes Yes
Freeze Tolerance Poor
Ethnobotany/Medical Used extensively for food, fiber, and drink.
Water Needs Low