Agave striata
Agave striata
Century Plant
Unlike most agaves' broad foliage, striata features long, very stiff, knitting-needle-like leaves in soft gray-green. May flower on 7-8' spike in shades of green, yellow, and purple. Requires extra winter drainage in the Pacific Northwest. (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
18" tall x 36" wide Sun 
Hardiness Zone:7,8,9,10,11
zone map Cold Hardy to 0° to 10°F
Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts HummingbirdsDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant Drought TolerantEvergreen Evergreen
Fabulous Foliage Fabulous FoliageMay Naturalize May Naturalize
Potential Skin Irritant Potential Skin IrritantRockery or Alpine Plant Rockery or Alpine Plant
Showy Flowers Showy Flowers