Parry's Agave (Agave parryi) in the Agaves Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: The juice from many species of agave can cause acute contact dermatitis that produces reddening and blistering lasting approximately one to two weeks. Itching may recur up to a year later without a visible rash. Dried parts of the plants can be handled sa
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow in shallow pots with a well draining, sterile mix; 50/50 organic/inorganic of coarse perlite, pumice; sphagnum peat or good compost. Avoid manures. Irrigate from below. Provide bright, indirect light and a transparent cover to retain moisture.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Bulbils
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM


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Carol_AF On July 30, 2014 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Agave parryi var. truncata by mcvansoest Jan 23, 2016 5:13 PM 2
Agave parryi by valleylynn May 18, 2018 8:47 PM 7
Dwarf agave guide request by skopjecollection Dec 31, 2019 1:24 PM 7
Help getting an Agave to make roots by GardenGems Nov 21, 2019 4:55 PM 6
Echeveria Winter Damage by Ruwo Feb 16, 2019 3:50 PM 17
ID please by _Bleu_ Feb 6, 2019 12:37 AM 25
'Show Your Aloes Here' by Stush2019 Jan 23, 2020 4:31 PM 349
Show off your Agave pictures here. by Stush2019 Jun 21, 2019 4:13 PM 170
Entry for Agave x parryantha by Baja_Costero Jul 9, 2018 8:20 PM 3
Agave give away by Stush2019 Jun 7, 2018 2:21 PM 23
Agave ID by carlysuko Apr 25, 2018 11:35 PM 3
Cactus and succulents chat by Baja_Costero Jan 22, 2020 4:02 PM 6,341

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