Agave Attenuata, The Foxtail Plant

Agave attenuata is an excellent specimen plant for ornamental and landscaping purposes. Unlike other species of Agave, this beautiful Agave does not have sharp teeth or terminal spines on its leaves, instead its leaves are softer and more succulent.

Agave attenuata is an excellent specimen plant for ornamental and landscaping purposes. Unlike other species of Agave, this beautiful Agave does not have sharp teeth or terminal spines on its leaves, instead its leaves are softer and more succulent. A healthy Agave attenuata would usually grow as tall as 4 to 5 feet and produce broad and fresh-green leaves (50-70 cm long and 12-16 cm large) that spread up to 4 feet. Mature plants have stout and curved stem; its common name is Foxtail.

Agave Attenuata, The Foxtail Plant.Agave attenuata is an excellent specimen plant for ornamental and landscaping purposes.The stalk is often drooping with flowers, that is why, the plant is also called Swan’s Neck Agave

Variegated foxtail fern (Asparagus densiflorus ‘Meyersii’) Hardiness: USDA Zone 9a - 11. Wow.

Variegated foxtail fern (Asparagus densiflorus ‘Meyersii’) Hardiness: USDA Zone - That looks fake because is is so different!

Foxtail Fern - Monrovia - Foxtail Fern zone 9-11 This unusual evergreen fern adds textural contrast to perennial beds and borders. Long, plume-like stems hold soft, needle-like leaves. Develops red berries in fall

Foxtail Fern/Ponytail Fern - Monrovia - Foxtail Fern zone This unusual evergreen fern adds textural contrast to perennial beds and borders. Long, plume-like stems hold soft, needle-like leaves. Develops red berries in fall

Foxtail Ferns - the perfect SHADE container plant! Springer Ryi in all it's forms is a great shade landscape plant. It  does seed easily. Drought tolerant. Mine toughed out Florida freeze and is growing back.

Foxtail Ferns - the perfect container plant. Miss my foxtail ferns. Should have brought them in during that over-night frost.

Foxtail Asparagus Fern (indoor house plant) <3

Foxtail fern has emerald plumes of feathery foliage making these ferns beautiful accents among other house plants. Pictures and foxtail ferns care tips.

Eremurus bungei (Foxtail Lilies) in our garden.

These lily relatives are magnificent in the perennial garden. Give them rich soil and excellent drainage and you will be rewarded with stately flowers for the garden or vase.

10 Reasons to Plant (and How to Propagate) the Foxtail Fern

10 Reasons to Plant (and How to Propagate) the Foxtail Fern

The foxtail fern or the asparagus fern is an evergreen drought resistant plant that needs little care and looks bright green all year long. It is also known as Asparagus Meyeri, asparagus fern or asparagus densiflorus 'myers'.

Agave attenuata...soft, lush growth and no spines, but it is frost tender.

Agave attenuata – Foxtail Agave

Foxtail Agaves are a great low maintenance plant. There are also variegated varieties I would like to mix into the landscape. I see these planted at the base of the main deck and in low traffic areas.   Gardening Gone Wild, 20090326, Agave attenuata

Foxtail Agaves are a great low maintenance plant. There are also variegated varieties I would like to mix into the landscape. I see these planted at the base of the main deck and in low traffic areas. Gardening Gone Wild, Agave attenuata

Lovely design by ADAM WOODRUFF + ASSOCIATES - Gardens at the Bank of Springfield

Foxtail fern (Asparagus meyeri) with purple fan flower (Scaevola aemula 'Outback Purple Fan') groundcover.

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