Plant Family Guides: Agave Guides
Succulents are a diverse group of plants known for their ability to store water in their leaves, stems, and roots. They are found in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and colors, making them popular choices for indoor and outdoor gardens.
Cold-Hardy Agaves for Your Garden
Agave plants grow best in the Southwest and Mediterranean climates, but some are quite cold hardy.
Native to the southern United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and northern South America, Agaves are evergreen succulents with handsome rosettes of usually thick, rigid, fleshy leaves with marginal teeth and often a sharp terminal spine. They exist in a wide range of sizes, colors and offer an amazing array of leaf shapes.
Pretty Agaves for Your Containers
With their perfect shapes, agaves are versatile plants that add drama in sunny gardens but also in pots.
Great Perennials as Companion Plants for Your Succulents
There is a wide range of perennial plants that will bring out the best qualities of your succulents and share their space with a serene balance.
Great Ornamental Grasses as Companion Plants for Your Succulents
If you limit yourself to the succulent palette, there is a high probability your garden will look heavy and rigid since lacking the movement ornamental grasses provide.
Great Shrubs as Companion Plants for Your Succulents
Find a list of pretty shrubs that share most of the growing requirements of cacti and succulents. They will bring out the best in both the succulents and their world.
Agave: Plant Care and Growing Guide
Here are some tips on how to plant and grow agaves successfully
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