10 Small-Scale Agaves Just Right for Containers

10 Small-Scale Agaves Just Right for Containers

Use these little living sculptures to enhance your outdoor spaces, from alfresco dining tables to urban courtyards, says Noelle Johnson, a Houzz Contributor.
Johnson continues, there are more than 200 species of agave, ranging in size from 6 inches to more than 12 feet wide and make an excellent choice for growing in containers. They require only infrequent watering and do well in summer, even in the heat. Their spiky shapes add dramatic interest to many garden spaces, big or small, along with patios, poolsides and entryways and as outdoor table centerpieces.  Here are 10 agave species that are perfect for smaller areas, with varying cold tolerances, exposure and sizes: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/69485767?utm_source=Houzz&utm_campaign=u3346&utm_medium=email&utm_content=gallery6

Courtesy of houzz.com and Noelle Johnson