Thread Agave


Agave filifera

Native to Mexico, forms still rosettes of long dark green lance-like leaves marked with white lines and edged with many white "threads". Needs well-draining soil. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch.

Current Size: 8" tall x 10" spread

Category Desert Accent Plant
Size 3' x 2'
Flower Color Purple
Flower Season Late Summer
Exposure Full sun or filtered shade
Water Supplemental irrigation during the hot, dry summer, but avoid watering it during the winter months
Growth Rate
Hardiness 15°F