Common name: Octopus Agave, Spider Agave
Height at maturity: 2 meters
Plant type: succulent
Flower color: white
Type of soil: sandy and very draining
Watering: very little 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)
Large agave, these non-thorny leaves, light green to pale blue in color, are very curved, rolled up like an octopus.
Its flowering is spectacular, it produces a gigantic spike where hundreds of small luminous flowers appear.
This easy-to-grow plant does not require any special maintenance and is perfectly suited to growing in pots.
Not tolerating frosts, it can however be grown in the ground in Mediterranean gardens.