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Agave attenuata ‘Boutin Blue’

Plant Type

Family

Common Names

Blue Foxtail Agave

Alternate Latin Names

Hardiness Zones

Plant Characteristics

Origin:

Mexico

Height:

3-4’

Width:

3-4’

Exposure:

Elevation:

Cold Hardiness:

30 F

Heat Tolerance:

Irrigation:

Growth Rate:

Bloom Color:

Yellow-Green

Bloom Time:

Infrequent
Foliage:

Evergreen

Toxicity Info:

Cultivation Notes

Agave attenuata ‘Boutin Blue’ is a stunning blue soft-leaved Agave whose wide curving lines add fluid but structural contrast to any drought-tolerant garden. ‘Boutin Blue’ forms striking clumps of rosettes. This cultivar is curated at the Huntington Library Gardens, whose original specimens were collected by Myron Kimnack and Fred Boutin in 1970 in Sierra de Manantlan, Mexico.

Protect from prolonged frosts. Full sun in milder or coastal climates, part shade in hot, arid climates.