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Plant family: agavaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the agavaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Agave havardiana hardy century plant; Big Bend century plantperennial (Z6b-10) yellow-green (summer)24-36"
Agave lophantha hardy century plantperennial 15"
Camassia quamash blue camass; indian hyacinthperennial blue (May)
Chlorogalum pomeridianum wild potato; soap lilyperennial (Z6-10) white
Hesperaloe parviflora red yuccaperennial (Z5-9) pink (late summer)3-4'
Hosta kikutii var. yakusimensis plantain lilyperennial lavender
Manfreda virginica false aloe; Virginia agaveperennial (Z6-9) yellow-green (late summer)3-6'
Yucca filamentosa Adam's needleperennial (Z5-10) white (June)4-5 ft

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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