Foxtail Agave - Agave attenuata variegata offers colorful variegated foliage with leaves boldly patterned in yellow. It's slower growing than the plain-green form and can reach 4 feet tall and wide. Zones 9-11.
Agave neomexicana New Mexico Century Plant 18-24" x 24-30" wide, This is one of our most cold hardy Agave species. The main rosette of foliage is large, heavily armed with dark burgundy spines and often spouts smaller "suckers" around its base. When the plant matures sufficiently to bloom (after many years of slow growth), it sends up a huge 12-15' tall flowering spike that will attract hummingbirds from miles around. *Not recommended for fall planting in zones 5 and 6.* Zones 5-10.
Botanical name: Agave parryi Common names: Mescal, Parry agave, Parry’s agave USDA zones: 4 to 11 Water requirement: Little to none once established Light requirement: Full sun to partial shade Mature size: 2 to 3 feet tall and wide Tolerances and environmental benefits: Drought tolerant, cold hardy