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Small-Flower Agave

Agave parviflora

Details & Attributes


Plant Type(s) Succulent, perennial
Native to Arizona Yes!
Water Needs Low
Sun Full sun, partial shade
Pollinators Bees, Carpenter bees
Has Spines Yes
Size
In relative feet, width by height
.7 × .7
Freeze Tolerant No
Flowering Season June-August
Flower Color Yellow
Minimum Temperature Range 10 °F
Leaf Description Short, stout, ending in a strong spine, radiating from the main stem.
Fruit A dry capsule that stays on the stalk.
Longevity
In years
15
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Elevation Range 3000-5000 ft.
Description This diminutive succulent is uncommon in the nursery trade, but if available, can make an excellent specimen for serious collectors. A. parviflora should be grown in a small container or planted where it won't be overshadowed by other plants. Like all agaves this species benefits from good drainage