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Agave ‘Sharkskin’

Agave 'Sharkskin'

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Thick, succulent grayish green leaves tipped with spines make this 3-foot-tall and wide agave a striking addition to a xeric bed or desert garden. Although its color is muted, its architectural form can’t be overlooked.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsDrought and deer tolerant.

CareProvide full sun and average to dry, well-drained soil.

  • Genus : Agave
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 11
  • Plant Type : Cacti and Succulents
  • Uses : Containers
  • Tolerance : Deer Tolerant, Drought Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Foliage Color : Silver/Grey
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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