White Thread of Cascade
Mexico (North America)
Miniature hybrid species that has lots of fibres peeling off its short, very narrow leaves, and lots of suckers. Up to 30 cm tall and wide, compact, densely covered with leaves.
Upright narrow spine-like, light green, decorated with white markings and curling threadlike fibrous margins that peel back giving the entire plant a hairy look.
Plant in full sun to light shade. Requires little irrigation. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping . Suited for light shade to full sun. It grows well from suckers or seed and forms attractive specimens.
A wickedly attractive Agave that is great in small pots or nestled into a rock crevice..