Agave & Succulents
Agave 'Aristocrat'
Agave attenuata
Agave 'Baccarat'
Agave 'Black Widow'
NEW! Agave 'Aristocrat' is an attractive olive green plant with a red and gold margin that is finely serrated. It has a _ inch stout terminal spine. It is an upright plant with many narrow, guttered leaves about eight inches long by two inches wide. This is a hybrid of Agave celsii x polianthiflora. Hardy to 20º F.
(Foxtail Agave) This agave native to the mountains of central Mexico is widely cultivated in southern California. The tropical-looking plant with wide, succulent green leaves can form 5-foot tall clump over time. For light shade to partial sun in good soil with adequate water. Frost tender, hardy in zone 10 and 11.
This stunning selection of Agave montana was made on a 1997 Yucca Do trip to Nuevo Leon Province in Mexico. Baccarat features a 3' x 2' clump of broad, blue-green leaves with a beautiful silver bud imprint on the back of the leaf, reminiscent of the crystal. For full sun in well-drained soil. Hardy in Zone 7b to 9.
This selection of schidigera, natural to western Mexico, displays rigid, dark green leaves with silver marking and interesting filiferous edges. With its compact growth habit (1-ft. tall by 18 inches wide) and wonderful symmetry it makes an excellent pot plant or border plant in zones 8 through 10.
Agave 'Blue Flame'
Agave 'Blue Glow'
Agave funkiana 'Blue Haze'
Agave bovicornuta
NEW! Agave 'Blue Flame' has a beautiful blue cast to the leaves from the waxy coating that forms on the leaves. The graceful form of the plant and leaves give it the flame like appearance. It is a clump forming Agave that will individually grow to 2 _ to 3 feet. Hardy to 25º F.

Agave 'Blue Glow' is a cross between Agave attenuata and Agave ocahui. This beautiful little gem grows to 1 to 2 feet tall by 1 to 2 feet wide. Its 1 1-1/2 inch wide blue green leaves have red margins edged with yellow. It can be planted in full sun and little watering is needed. Because of its tiny form, it is well suited for containers and planted in groups where it can be proudly displayed to show off its unique leaf form and margins. Hardiness is not known at this time, but can tolerate 15º F.

This pretty variety of Agave funkiana has lovely powdery-blue leaves with a near-white central midstripe. This fine selection is stunning in the landscape tolerating frost to 15º F, or as a container plant. May grow up to 2-feet in nature.

A very attractive small to medium agave that was discovered in the rocky slopes of western Mexico. It grows 2 1/2 to 3 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide with yellow-green to medium green leaves that are widest in the middle. The edges of each leaf has large reddish dark brown teeth. For full sun to light shade. Hardy in zones 8b to 10. Great for container planting and in well-drained soil.

Agave 'Burnt Burgundy'
Agave 'Calamar'
Agave 'Cornelius'
Agave 'Cream Spike'
This charming agave hybrid (probably victoriae-reginae x pelona) was selected by agave expert Greg Starr for its nice blue-gray leaves with a sharp burgundy edge. Matures at 12 to 15 inches, slowly offsetting. Hardy to 20º F. A nice container plant. This selection of the "squid agave", native to the cliffs of northeastern Mexico has spine-less medium-green leaves that arch upright before recurving at the leaf tip. It is slow to offset, making a suitable landscape plant. For full sun to light shade (in low dessert areas) in zones 7b to 10, it makes a clump up to 7 feet tall by 2 feet wide. The spectacular wide yellow margin of 'Cornelius' gives this agave its "wow factor." Passed around in the California collector's market for a number of years as 'Quasimodo', 'Incurva Marginata' and 'Marginata Aurea Monstrosa', this plant forms an 18 inch tall by 2.5 feet wide clump of thick wavy blue-green leaves margined by a 2 inch wide yellow edge at maturity. For full sun in well-drained soils in zones 9 and 10, or for use as a specimen plant in containers. This spectacular agave displays blue-green leaves surrounded by a dramatic creamy-white margin. The thick leaves comprising the 12 inch clump feature maroon-black leaf tips and teeth along the margins when mature. Leaf impressions from the reverse side of unfurling leaves reminiscent of fossils are evident on fully expanded leaves. For full sun in well-drained soils in zone 7b (guessing) to 9, or fantastic as a potted specimen.
Agave 'Creme Brulee'
Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'
Agave 'Elodie'
Agave 'Fatal Attraction'

This variegated selection of Agave guiengola features wide blue-gray boat shaped leaves margined by a beautiful creamy-white edge. Tiny brown teeth accent the leaf margins. Hardy in zones 9 to 10. Ultimate size unknown, perhaps 2-feet by 3-feet.

This upright agave features rubbery green leaves surrounded by a creamy-yellow margin. With its rapid growth rate, graceful and architectural form it is especially suited for pot culture. Matures at around 3 ft. for full sun and in well-drained soil in zones 9 and above.

NEW! This is a darker green neomexicana Agave with a pronounced leaf imprint and a bronze terminal spine. The plant is a great candidate for a container, growing to about two feet. Hardy to zone 8b.

This vigorous selection of Agave funkiana features narrow dark green leaves with a lighter central midstripe. The narrow thick leaves end in a dark terminal spine. My mama told me not to play with matches or run with scissors, but never mentioned to stay away from agaves. Hard to 15º F. May grow up to 2-feet in nature.

Agave 'Frosty Blue'
Agave 'Green Goblet'
Agave 'Hammer Time'
Agave parryi ssp huachuensis
NEW! This new Cistus introduction, recently named by Greg Starr, was first discovered by Lynn Lowrey in northeastern Mexico around 30 years ago. It might be one of the largest cold hardy agaves to tolerate at least 4 to 5º F, eventually growing up to 6 to 8 feet tall by 3 to 6 feet wide. Rounded rosette of short wide gray leaves are distinctively cupped with small teeth along their margins and a 1-inch long dark gray terminal spine. When the plant flowers it forms a 10 to 14 foot tall spike with greenish yellow flowers. Zone 7 for cold hardiness; possibly colder with good drainage. This selection of A. salmiana var. ferox discovered near the Mexican Sierra Chiquita Mountains boasts thick, dark green leaves (the species is typically gray-green in color). This plant becomes a beautiful, architectural clump to 4 feet tall by 3 feet wide. For full sun in well-drained soils in zone 7b to 9, elsewhere as a potted plant.

NEW! Gary Hammer discovered this agave in Mexico . The Agave x leopoldii form has spikey foliage with many curling filifers showing off the dark green center and creamy-white edges. Grows to 8 inches tall by 15 inches wide in zones 8b to 10.

This agave forms a very attractive rosette of glaucous blue-gray wedge-shaped leaves. A prime candidate for pot culture. It naturally occurs in the Huachuca Mountains 5000 to 8000 ft. elevation on the Arizona-Mexican border. Grows to 2-feet wide at maturity. Hardy outdoors in zones 7 to 9.
Agave 'J.C. Raulston'
Agave 'Jaws'
Agave 'Kissho Kan'
Agave x leopoldii
Agave parryi 'J.C. Raulston' is a spectacular clonal selection of parryi growing at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, North Carolina. It forms a perfect 2-feet tall by 3-feet wide clump of blue-gray wedge-shaped leaves. A wonderful specimen that is slow to offset. Hardy to zone 7.

The name reflects the fantastic shape of the glossy dark green leaves which are concave and heavily "toothed". Over time 'Jaws' will form a clump 2-feet tall by 4-feet wide. Well-drained areas in full sun on zone 7b to 10.

This fantastic agave is a Japanese selection featuring blue-gray leaves with beautiful creamy-white edges. The terminal spines emerge a light brown color, changing to burgundy-brown with maturity. 'Kissho Kan' translates to "happy or lucky crown". Hardiness is unknown, but would make an excellent container specimen. To 12 inches at maturity. Zones 10b to 11.

This hybrid between two closely related agaves (filifera and schidigera) displays upright narrow, ridged leaves with cascading filifers along the margins. Of a compact nature, the 6 to 12 inch clumps are hardy in zones 9 to 11, or suitable for pot culture.

Agave macroacantha
Agave 'Madame Walska'
Agave 'Mateo'
Agave 'Meat Claw'

(Black-spined Agave) The narrow powdery blue leaves and black brown spines are very distinctive. The smaller size and symmetrical shape of this Agave makes for a great patio pot plant or use in a smaller landscape. It grows to about a two foot symetrical mound. Zones 9 to 10. Has been known to tolerate temperatures down to 20º F for short durations.

Agave 'Madame Walska' highlights a narrow white margin on the popular Agave attenuata species. The tropical looking plant can form a five foot clump over time. Hardy in zone 10 and 11.

NEW! This upright growing agave features rosettes of spineless medium green leaves that show a distinct stripe down the middle of each leaf. Grows to 2 feet wide by 2 feet tall. A selected seedling of Agave bracteosa.

NEW! An offering from Yucca Do Nursery, chosen for its exquiste symmetry and jagged teeth. Compact, blue-gray leaves. Its small size at maturity makes it an excellent pot plant. Grows to 20 to 24 inches tall in zones 7b to 10. Dislikes hot, humid weather.
Agave 'Monterrey Frost'
Agave 'Mr. Ripple'
Agave 'Multicolor'
Agave americana 'Opal'
NEW! This is a beautiful variegated form of Agave bracteosa. The creamy white margins and arching leaves makes for a great specimen pot. It grows to about one foot tall by a foot and a half wide. Hardy to temperatures above 20º F.

This fantastic Mexican Agave is a selection made by Wade Roitsch of Yucca Do Nursery. It features amazingly wide, blue-green undulating leaves that forms an upright clump 5 feet x 5 feet. Great for the southern U.S. or as an architectural pot plant. Zone 8 to 10.

This sport of Agave celsii features compact rosettes of thick, gray-green leaves margined by a wide creamy border. The parent species is native to cloud forests of North Central Mexico. Hardy in zones 9 and 10, elsewhere as a container plant. Grows to 2 to 3-feet x 2 to 4 feet wide.

The variegated form of this Agave americana has blue-green leaves with a cream edge. A. 'Opal' can take full sun and heat and some cold (down to the 20's). It grows to 4 feet high by 6 feet wide. This agave looks spectacular in the landscape and for containers in warm and cold regions. Hardy in zones 8 to 10.

Agave ovatifolia
Agave 'Porcupine'
Agave 'Raea's Gold'
Agave 'Red Margin'

(Whale's Tongue Agave) A lovely agave clump that grows from 2 to 5 feet tall by 3 to 6 feet wide. The short-wide gray leaves have a disctinct cup-shaped form. There are small teeth that run along the margin of the leaf and a 1-inch dark gray terminal spine. Greenish-yellow flowers can be seen reaching from 10 to 14 ft. tall. Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Can tolerate 4 to 5 º F. Great speciman plant.

This clonal selection of Agave victoriae-regina from Yucca Do Nursery features very thick compact green leaves with white leaf edges. Carl best sums up the species by saying "an incredible plant. When first glimpsed it does not look real, but like an artichoke carved out of green stone!" Cold hardy in zones 8 to 10. Great for container culture elsewhere it grows to 3-feet.

This solid yellow selection of Agave attenuata 'Kara's Stripes' features wide succulent leaves with bright yellow to chartreuse color depending on light intensity. For frost-free zones or elsewhere as a container plant. Grows perhaps to 3 feet tall at maturity.

NEW! This hybrid of Agave shawii x filifera develops a thin reddish margin with exposure to light. It is a small to medium sized agave with eight inch medium green leaves that develop minute teeth. The leaves are slightly concave and 1 1/2 inches wide. With this plant's nice form, it makes for a great landscape or container plant. Has endured temps in the mid to upper teens with no damage. Zone 9 to 10.

Agave 'Royal Spine'
Agave 'Sharkskin Shoes'
Agave 'Shira ito no Ohi'
Agave 'Silver Surfer'

NEW! (Agave macroacantha victoriae-reginae) This plant comes to us from Allen Repashy. Small to medium sized and very symmetrical. Grows 18 inches tall by 2 feet wide. The thick green leaves have lovely dark spineless margins that end in equally dark terminal spines. For full sun in a well-drained location. Has been known to tolerate 20º or less.This plant is beautiful in the garden or makes a great container plant.

This naturally occurring Mexican hybrid between Agave ferdinand-regis and Agave scabra is a Yucca-Do introductionoriginating from the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The thick, olive-green leaves form and upright clump to 3-feet tall by 3-feet wide at maturity. With its architectural form and rugged beauty it is an excellent choice for specimen use in the landscape, or as a container plant in colder zones. Hardy in zone 7b to 10.

(Queen of the White Thread) The form, symmetry and dramatic beauty of 'Shira ito no Ohi' captures one's attention. Each thick, dark-green leaf is margined by a crisp white border, highlighted by silver interior markings and edged with white curly filifers. Eventually forms a 12 inch clump suitable for pot use, or as a garden plant in zones 8 and south.

This americana ssp. protoamerican x scabra intergrade dramatic rigid silvery-blue leaves that comprise a large 5 -feet tall by 9-feet wide clump. A stunning speciment for gardeners in zones 7b and warmer.

Agave 'Spaghetti Strap'
Agave lopantha 'Splendida'
Agave titanota
Agave toumeyana
'Spaghetti Strap' has numerous (in excess of 100 when mature) long, narrow-green leaves that are flexible and arch gracefully. This un-agave like member adds contrast to the rigid, architectural form of most agaves. 'Spaghetti Strap' was selected as a specimen of gemniflora for having few side filaments on the leaf margins. The term "gemniflora" is a reference to the flowers, which are held in pairs. Forms a 2-feet tall by 2-feet wide clump. Hardy in zones 9 and 10. NEW! A vigorous wide-leafed agave that grows to 12 inches tall vy 18 inches wide. The dark green, heavily spined leaf features a wide yellow stripe down the center of each leaf. For full sun in well-drained soil. Hardy in zones 7 to 10. The majestic blue-gray leaves of Agave titanota are margined with prominent silver-gray saw-like teeth. In fact the beauty of the teeth are one of the attributes agave collectors prize on this species. Grows to 2-feet by 3-feet over time, the clump is comprised of thick 5-inch wide by 15 inch long leaves. Uncommon in cultivation, Agave titanota is hardy in zones 9b to 10, elsewhere highly prized as a container plant. Agave toumeyana, native to central Arizona, features thick, upright gray-green leaves with unraveling filifers along the leaf margins when mature. Because of its smaller size (12" x 12") it is suitable for rock gardens, for the front of the border, or easily added to a container garden. For full sin in well-drained soils in non-humid zones 7b to 10.
Agave parryi truncata
Agave utahensis ssp utahensis
Agave weberi
Agave zebra
The wide blue-gray leaves of Agave parryi truncata form a formal, symetrical rosette. Each rounded leaf terminates with a dark, pointed spike. Native to Durango, Mexico, it is adaptable to full sun and well-drained soils in zones 6 to 9a. A classic and favorite among agave collectors. To 18" x 18" with maturity. This smaller agave forms small 6 to 8-inch clumps of narrow blue-green leaves with tiny teeth along the margins. Because of its smaller size, it lends itself for use in rock gardens and container gardening. For full sun and very well-drained soils in zones 6 to 10. The large, imposing form of Agave weberi adds an exciting flare to the sunny landscape. Its long blue leaves arch gracefully and at maturity can comprise a clump of foliage reaching 4-feet by 6 to 10-feet wide. For full sun in zones 9 and 10. Agave zebra is a beautiful agave rarely offered in the trade. It forms thick, blue-gray leaves that arch outward and are margined with large prominent teeth. With maturity the leaves display a distinct gray cross banding pattern - hence its name. For container gardens or landscapes tolerating frost to 15º F, or as a container plant. Grows 3 to 4 feet wide by 4-feet tall.
Aloe aristata
Aloe harlana
Aloe 'Minnie Belle'
Aloe plicatilis
A stemless, clump-forming succulet with dark green leaf surface marked by small white tuberculate bumps. The leaf margins show soft white teeth. The flower stem grows to almost 2 feet and produces orange-red tubular blooms in early summer. For full sun in sandy to sandy laom soil in zone 9 to 11. Aloe aristata thrives in semi-arid to dry soil and grows to 8 inches high by 1 foot wide in partial to full sun. NEW! Native to Ethiopia. Forms rosettes to 10 inches in diameter. Leaves show off light creamy-green blotches and horn-like teeth along the margins. Deep red flowers grow in clusters up to 3 feet tall and bloom spring to fall. Prefers bright, filtered light in well-drained soil in zones 9 to 11. NEW! Fast growing, small hybrid aloe having very attractive rosettes with apple-green leaves. Lighter translucent teeth are along the margins. Georgeous bell-shaped vermillion flowers bloom late spring and summer attracting hummingbirds. Very fitting for dish and rock gardens. Can grow to 8 inches wide by 18 inches tall. For full sun to partical shade in well-drained soil in zones 9b to 11. NEW! (Fan Aloe) Interesting gray-green stems that terminate with a fan-like cluster of bluish-gray round tipped leaves. Red flowers bloom winter/spring. Can grow to 4 to 8 feet tall by 4 to 6 feet wide. Tolerates drought. Avoid frost, it tolerates a minimum of 50ºF. For full sun in zones 9 to 11. A great patio container plant!
Aloe striata

Aloe variegata

Dasylirion quadrangulatum

Echeveria 'Blue Rose'

NEW! An evergreen succulent with broad pale gray-green leaves that vary in color depending on how much sun exposure received In hot areas it can be reddish in color and in cool climates it will be blueish-green. Coral-red flowers bloom mid spring through late spring. Grows 2 to 3 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide in zones 9 to 10. For full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil. Thrives in dry climates and is excellent for container plants and as a houseplant. NEW! Rich green foliage with
margins that have numerous tiny tooth-like spines that are relatively soft. A. variegata does well in pots, and makes a good houseplant. It grows to about 10 to 12 inches tall. In late winter or early spring, it will send up a 12-inch stalk that will carry salmon or coral colored flowers. It is drought resistant and needs light shade in summer. For sandy loam soil in zone 10 to 11.
(Mexican Grass Tree) A native of northeast Mexico, this beautiful species forms a dense and large head of narrow arching green leaves (3 to 4 feet long). The spineless plant has a unique leaf shape of four distinct sides on the cross section and is distintly different than the often confused Dasylirion longissimum. This being said, it is more hardy than the more southern D. longissimum. It is known to be hardy to 15ºF and tolerant of moisture in well drained soil. Makes a great container plant or focal point in a xeriscape or tropical garden. Slowly grows to 4 to 6 ft tall and up to 6 ft wide. Zone 8 - 11.
NEW! One of the most popular echeverias on the market. 'Blue Rose' features beautifully centered saucer-like rosettes with broad, ovate deep blue leaves. For bright sunlight in very porous soil in zone 10. Does not like to get water logged and needs to be protected from frost. Great as patio plant, or in the rock garden.

Echeveria 'Black Knight'

Echeveria 'Pink Frills'

Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy'

Manfreda x 'Bloodspot'

(Mexican Hen and Chicks) This beautiful evergreen succulent shows off very dark medium sized burgundy/chocolate rosettes with long pointed leaves. Medium-sized and grows to 4 to 8 inches. Red blossoms in summer. For full to partial sun in dry soil in zones 9 to 11. Drought tolerant.

NEW! This 6 inch tall by 8 inch wide echeveria has delicate blue-green foliage with frilly pink margins. It prodces dainty pink flowers in the summer. A lovely compact echeveria that prefers partial shade and protection from harsh summer conditions in zones 9 to 11.

NEW! The clumpy form of 'Topsy Turvy' has rosette-forming pale blue-gray leaves that are twisty, wavy and curve upwards. At maturity the height is 6 to 8 inches with the width at 8 to 12 inches. Salmon to coral tubular flowers bloom in summer. For full sun to partial sun in light, well-drained soil. Hardy in zones 9b to 11. Echeverias are exceptional succulents that do well in coastal gardens and they are great for container plantings. They also are heat tolerant plants for hot spaces on the patio.

'Bloodspot' forms a symmetrical clump of thick blue leaves peppered with cranberry spots. The leaves are outlined with maroon edges that terminate in a small spine. Mature to 1-foot tall by 15 inches wide. 'Bloodspot' is a interspecific hybrid between a manfreda and Agave macroantha. Excellent as a container plant or for specimen use in frost free climates.

Manfreda 'Chocolate Chip'

Manfreda 'Macho Mocha'

Manfreda 'Rio Verde'

Manfreda 'Spot'

This rare cultivar native to Mexico has ultra wavy leaves that are heavily spotted. It is a small cultivar with a height of 4 inches by 15 inches wide and leaves about one-foot long. The flower spikes can grow to 4 or 5 feet tall. Grows best in full sun in well-drained soil. Hardy in zone 8a to 10. Unique.

This bigeneric hybrid between Manfreda variegata and Agave celsii was raised and named by well-known plant explorer Carl Schoenfeld of Yucca Do Nursery. Manfreda 'Macho Mocha' features thick, rubbery green leaves which are covered in red spots when grown in high light exposures. The 3 ft. clump of foliage is topped by 8 ft. flower spikes in late spring. For full sun, well- drained soils. Hardy in Zones 8 and 9.

NEW! Wade Roitsch of Yucca Do Nursery gave us this description for the Manfreda sp 'Rio Verde' that grows to 24 inches by 24 inches in zones 8 to 10. This Manfreda sp. 'Rio Verde' has an unmistakable agave-like appearance. Its deeply-channeled, upright leaves are widest in the middle, tapering at each end, and are edged in fine, brittle teeth along their margins. The newly-emerging leaves are flecked with maroon spots. We offered seedlings of this site years ago, thinking the seedlings were offering represented a species, but we noticed that this one seedling had a more pronounced agave-like form and so we propagated it for our trials. After growing this clone for years, we now believe that it might be a x Mangave because of its intermediate form and failure to set viable seed.

Manfreda 'Spot' forms a mound of leatherly-looking gray-green leaves with spots of dark red markings that appear as the mound matures. Fragrant creamy-white fragrant flowers bloom above the 12- to 24-inch tall by 12- to 24-inch wide in summer. For full sun, well-drained soils. Hardy in zones 7a to 9.