The Agave Plant. Nectar comes from the Agave plant, best recognized as the plant from which tequila is made. At first glimpse, the plant looks uninviting with its razor sharp leaves protruding from all angles. Nobody would even imagine the greatness that lies beneath that harsh exterior... the greatness that is agave's nectar.
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Love this Mediterranean garden idea! drought tolerant plants - agave, lavendar, rosemary, Bouganvillea
Agave vilmoriniana -' Octopus Agave Great texture and shades of green
Octopus Century Plant (Agave)
A. potatorum Only 2 feet in diameter, this beauty is petite enough for any garden. Blue-gray leaves with reddish spine tips. Attractive in pots.
My Balinese garden …
In Austin we could interpret this with Jerusalem thorn trees for height, 'Color Guard' yuccas for yellow and green spikes, Agave parryi truncata (low, blue agaves), and rosemary or copper canyon daisy for the rounded green shrub in the foreground.