Agave funkiana


Description: 

stemless rosette forming offsets, with linear leaves light green and slightly glaucous, with pale central bands, the convex back with dark lines, rough reddish horny edge with small hooked spines.

Looking for a mean tough plant to keep invaders out of your yard? This is the agave for you. Grows well in either shade or sun in large clusters. Burns easily in cold.The fiber from this agave makes a great rope.

For best results, use a high-grade mulch.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9a-11
Family: 
Agavaceae
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Sun to partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer, dry in winter
Speed of Growth: 
Moderate
Mature Height: 
4ft
Mature Width: 
5ft
Latin Name: 
Agave funkiana

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Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)

Movies:

RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)

Television:

USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Zoos:

Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

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