If you would like a really special and unique looking plant in your garden, the Agave Americana would be a suitable choice. It’s one of the largest plants of this kind as it can grow up to 6 feet. You will recognize the Agave Americana after its striped leaves, which are grey and blue, or grey and green. This kind of plant has a long life as it can live up to 25 years once you plant it, all need to do is take good care of it. The plant needs a lot of sun and hot weather to bloom and its blooming peak is in the summer. Because of these characteristics it obviously has a high tolerance of heat, so if you are living in a hot area you don’t have to worry about protecting your plant from the outside weather. So if we complete these with the fact that the Agave Americana is a common plant to grow in Texas, you wouldn’t be surprised either why. You can find out more details about the Agave Americana by searching the internet or by asking a florist from your neighborhood.