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Agave striata, the narrow leaf century plant, is a hardy species with very thin, almost wiry, green to blue-green leaves.
Agave stricta var. rubra, known as the red hedgehog agave, is a fascinating variety with long, narrow, stiff, quill-like, grey-green leaves turning red with stress.
Agave tequilana 'Weber's Blue' is the species used to make the famous and classic liquor from Mexico: tequila!
Agave utahensis ssp. eborispina is a dramatic, super hardy, small agave with the longest terminal spines of the subspecies up to 4 inches long!
Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis is the largest and most cold hardy subspecies of the Utah century plant tolerating zone 5 winters.
Agave utahensis or Utah Agave is one of the hardiest of all century plants.
Agave victoriae-reginae is one of the most desirable of species. Porcupine' forms small rosettes of dark green leaves accentuated with silver markings.
Agave x leopoldii has narrow, dark green leaves with attractive white filifers "sproinging" off the leaf margins.
Agave 'Shadow Dancer' is a stunning century plant with two tone mid-green and pale-green leaves fading to creamy white.
Menacing serrations and variegated foliage make Agave xylonacantha 'Frostbite' a memorable and extremely desirable succulent
Cool, twisty leaves with a broad yellow variegated edge.
'Joe Hoak' is a spectacular variegated Agave with green and silver streaked leaves edged in creamy yellow.
Agave 'Kissho Kan' is a Japanese selection featuring blue-gray leaves with beautiful creamy-white edges. with burgundy-brown spines.
Agave 'Little Penguins' is a cute dwarf century plant with many linear, bluish leaves each tipped with a prominent black spine.
'Mr Ripple' is a fantastic agave with wide, blue-green undulating leaves.
Agave 'Ripple Effect' is a variegated form of 'Mr Ripple' with wide, blue-green undulating leaves with dramatic, broad golden yellow margins.
Agave 'Shaka Zulu', also known as 'Blue Glow' is a tender Century Plant with blue-green, coarse tooth foliage edged in yellow and red.
Albizia Chocolate Fountain is a weeping silk tree with burgundy foliage and months of pink puff ball flowers through summer.
Albizia Merlot Majik has merlot-purple, dissected foliage that deepens in colour through the summer and is topped by fuzzy pink flowers for months on end.
Albuca bracteata (syn. Ornithogalum caudatum), pregnant or sea onion, looks like an onion with thick, bright green leaves.
Albuca spiralis 'Frizzle Sizzle' is a zany zone 8 bulb with some of the most surprising foliage in the botanical world.
Alcea rosea 'Nigra' is the black hollyhock.