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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 bracteosa perennial (Z8-10) 18"
Agave chrysantha perennial (Z7-10) 36"
Agave gracilipes slimfoot century plantperennial (Z6-9) red, yellow (summer)12"
Agave havardiana hardy century plant; Big Bend century plantperennial (Z6b-10) yellow-green (summer)24-36"
Agave lechuguilla lechuguilla; tula ixtleperennial (Z7-10) 1-2'
Agave loferox 'Stairway to Heaven' century plantperennial (Z7b-10) 36"
Agave ovatifolia whale's tongue agaveperennial (Z8-10) 3'
Agave polianthiflora tuberose-flowered agaveperennial (Z8-10) red5"
Agave striata narrow-leaf century plantperennial (Z7b-10) 18"
Agave univittata perennial greenish
Agave victoriae-reginae Queen Victoria agaveperennial (Z8-10) 18"
Agave x amourifolia century plantperennial (Z7b-10) 36"
Agave x parryantha perennial (Z8-10) 15"
Agave x pseudoferox 'Bellville' perennial (Z7b-10) 48"
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 maculosa deciduous agaveperennial (Z7-9) pale pink (summer)24"
Manfreda undulata 'Cherry Chocolate Chip' perennial (Z7b-9) 12"
Yucca 'Color Guard' Adam's needleperennial (Z4-10) white (summer)3-4'
Yucca baccata banana yucca; Spanish bayonetperennial (Z5b-11) white (spring)3-4'
Yucca cernua nodding Texas soapwortperennial (Z7-10) white24"
Yucca desmetiana 'Blue Boy' perennial (Z8-10) white (late summer)4-6'
Yucca elata soap treeperennial (Z5-10) creamy white (late spring)20"
Yucca filamentosa Adam's needleperennial (Z5-10) white (June)4-5 ft
Yucca filifera Mexican tree yuccaperennial (Z8-10) whiteto 8'

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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