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Monterrey Frost Agave

Stunning container plant

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 12 inches
  • Zone: 8-10
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Monterrey Frost Agave

Ribbonlike, arching light green leaves are edged with creamy white margins, providing color and interest to patio containers. Unlike other agaves, Monterrey Frost Agave is a rare form of northern Mexican Agave that can tolerate some shade. A long-lived plant, it produces a 4-5' tall spike of fragrant, cream to yellow blossoms that attract hummingbirds at the end of its life cycle. Most agaves only flower once every 15-25 years, and the main crown dies after blooming. Ships in 3" pot. Agave bracteosa 'Monterrey Frost'

Tropical •Z8-10 •H12"xW12-18" •Sun-Part Shade

Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameAgave bracteosa 'Monterrey Frost'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread12 - 18 inches
  • Spacing12 - 18 inches
  • Hardiness Zone8-10
  • Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is at in the container. Firm and water in thoroughtly.
  • Winter CareBring indoors in zones 3-8
  • Flower Formnone
  • Foliage TypeGreen foliage with cream edge on small rounded rosette
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, fertile soil.
  • PruningNone
  • Unique CharactersticsPerennial Resource: A rare form of northern Mexican Agave, this architecturally interesting selection has ribbon-like, arching, narrow leaves that seem to writhe in the pot like an Squid, a Squid Agave that is. The smooth edged, sandpapery textured leaves are light green with wide, clear creamy white margins. It makes a stunning specimen in containers.This is one of few Agaves that can tolerate some shade. It actually prefers partial to bright shade because of its light variegation.Enjoy this long-lived plant for decades, producing offsets sporadically as it ages. At the end of its life cycle, it will produce a 4-5ft tall spike of fragrant, cream to yellow blossoms which attract hummingbirds.Agaves typically flower only once every 15-25 years and the main crown dies after blooming.
  • Shipped3" POT
  • Height/Habit12 inches
  • Growth RateSlow
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Annuals
1A-6B 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
7A-10B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
Last Order Date June 3rd, 2019

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