Agave vilmoriniana

Agave vilmoriniana ("Octopus Agave")

Flower: yellow white

Foliage Color: Green

Size: 4'H x 4'W

Use: Landscape

Hardiness: 25°F

Light Requirements: full sun

Origin/parentage: Mexico but first studied in France (1913).

Propagation: Removal of the extensive bulbils. Seed set is uncommon and erratic in cultivation.

Family: Agavaceae

Notes: This agave is a large, solitary species with long and curving, light green leaves.The base of the leaf is swollen and wide with the rest of the leaves geacefully curve upward hence it's common name.