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Agave, Whale's Tongue

Agave ovatifolia 'Vanzie'

Large Agave that forms a natural rosette pattern, and can put out offsets through underground rhizomes. The plant can grow up to 36" tall overall, with flower stalks reaching much further. Blooms once full mature, which could take up to 15 years. 


Leaves have a sharp spine on the tip of the leaf and more along the leaf margin -- requires care when handling, and should not be planted too close to walkways. Avoid planting in poorly drained areas. 

Drought Tolerant

Flower Color:

Dull Yellow-White

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Height

4-6 ft

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Spread

6-8 ft


USDA Hardiness Zone 8a

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
High
Exposure
Full Sun
Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit
Evergreen
Water Needs
Low