The large sky blue leaves of this new Whale's tongue century plant are fantastic. A fast growing variety, it forms a huge rossette with large, wide graceful leaves. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).

Common Name

Whale's Tongue Century Plant

Botanical Name

Agave ovatifolia Frosty Blue


7, 8, 9, 10

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Mature Height

32-36" tall

Mature Spread

36-48" wide

Bloom Time

Late spring to early summer

Ships As

Potted Plant

Evergreen Foliage


Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Average Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)


Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Evergreen

Ideal Region

Anywhere In The US, Hot Desert, Coastal California

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall


Whale's Tongue Agave