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Twin-Flowered Agave

Agave geminiflora

Agave; Twin Flower Agave; Twin Flower Century Plant

About This Plant

Full sun or shade; evergreen. An agave with very slim, needle-like dark leaves. With its sculptural form, it’s quite distinctive. Its fiber filaments give it a wispy appearance. Its namesake flower stalks only appear at the end of its life cycle. Plant in well-drained soil and avoid wet feet; cold-hardy to 20 degrees. Agave geminiflora produces almost no offsets; it works especially well in large containers.

Origins: Nayarit, Mexico

Maintenance

No maintenance needed other than occasional light grooming.

A mid-sized, slim-leaved agave often used in containers.

Min. Height: 1'

Max Height: 3 feet'

Min. Width: 1'

Max Width: 3 feet'

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