Botanical name: Agave parryi patonii
Common names: Parry’s Agave, Parry’s Century Plant, Mescal Agave
The Parry’s Agave is a medium sized succulent which can grow up to 60cm tall, 90cm wide and with a spectacular flowering spike that can reach heights of 5m tall.
This Agave is native to Arizona, New Mexico and Northern Mexico where it thrives in dry and hot climates. This succulent is extremely drought tolerant and will prefer full sun and needs to be protected from frost in winter. Allow this plant to dry out between deep watering.
Parry’s Agave, like many succulents will shoot pups from the base of the plant, providing a continual supply of Agave’s for other empty spots in your garden or for friends and family.
When in bloom, this Agave will shoot tall stems with bouquets of colourful and delicate flowers spreading out across multiple stems.
This Agave is native to Mexico where it will thrive in hot and dry climates. This can be easily replicated in Australian gardens by mixing sand with a good quality potting mix and allowing the plant to dry out between deep watering.
This succulent is extremely drought tolerant and will prefer full sun and needs to be protected from frost in winter.