Agaves are ideal plants for areas of low rainfall since they require little water and are low maintenance. There are a wide variety of agaves, but you need to choose carefully since some can grow into giants which may be not what you were expecting. In this video Debra Lee Baldwin, author of several books on succulents, introduces Kelly Griffin, a renowned agave hybridizer, who shows six great agaves which are suitable for the garden. Watch the video below and you will then know what to look for when choosing one of these plants.
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