Common name: Agave Neomexicana
Height at maturity: 50 centimeters
Plant type: succulent
Type of soil: sandy and very draining
Watering: normal without excess in summer, dry in winter
Use: rock garden, pot or container
Diseases and insect pests: scale insects
Toxicity: not determined
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
A compact and extraordinarily small species, it consists of narrow rosettes of 160 (maximum) wide leaves that are both silver-gray and pale green in color.
Native to the southwestern region of the United States and the northern region of Mexico where it grows at high altitudes, it is very resistant to drought and cold.