Most famous for it's use making the popular alcoholic drink tequila, Tequila is distilled from the blue agave’s heart, or piña. Blue agave is low maintenance and drought tolerant, making it ideal for landscaping design.
Growth Form: Agave is a 6 to 8 by 6 to 8 foot rosette-forming perennial with stiff, silver blue leaves with sharp toothed margins and a sharp spine. The mature agave shoots an yellow edible flower stalk over 15ft tall signaling the end of this plant's life cycle (8-14yrs).
Light: Full Sun
Water: Drought Tolerant
Soil: well-drained, prefers rocky or sandy
Hardiness (USDA Zones): 8 to 10