Agave geminiflora


A truly spectacular Agave, native to Mexico and only found growing wild in a very lmited area.  This is a dwar fspecied with a wonderfully compact habit.  Leaves are long and thin and on appearance you may be forgiven for confusing Agave geminiflora with a Yucca or Dasylirion.  Arranged in a tight rosette, the thin leaves are deep green.  Although pointed, they unusually do not have spined edges making this Agave a little less ferocious.  The fascination continues as the edges of the leaves produce white fibrous strands which resemble frayed cotton.

Plant in a sunny position in very well drained soil, or plant in a container.  Agave geminiflora is hardy in coastal locations and may cope with temperatures down to around -5.  In cooler areas be sure to move it into a warmer location during the winter months.  Agave do not like to be soggy so make sure they aren’t over-watered or sitting in water.

Eventual Plant Size

Please note all images are for illustrative purposes only, depending on the season or time of year the plant you receive may be different than pictured.


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