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What to plant around an Agave americana medio-picta alba?

Posted by southlatropical 9 South Louisiana (My Page) on
Wed, May 16, 07 at 14:38

I am about to plant an Agave americana medio-picta alba in the midst of a tropical bed. In order to avoid overwatering the plant, I am going to mound up some sandy soil on top of a layer of gravel. The plant is small, but the mound will be large to leave space for growth. What small plants/succulents could I place around it in order to fill in the mound?

Thanks
southlatropical


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RE: What to plant around an Agave americana medio-picta alba?

Try some of the pink or burgundy echevarias. If you plant them in masses it would be dramatic around the agave.
Another choice would be a large mass of the blue spiked succulent ( I can't remember the name, but they are a real strong bluish gray) Maybe someone else will know of the name?


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