Flat, spiky leaves on the edges, gray-green. They are perennials with a round crown with a thick stem, sometimes branching from the base, which can reach about 2 meters in height. They have long bluish-green leaves with irregular spines on the edge and a tuft of white fibers on the tip. The small cream-colored flowers appear in long panicles above the leaves. They bloom in early summer.
Exposure to the sun or partial shade.
Very suitable for dry Mediterranean or subtropical gardens as isolated specimens or in groups of 3 or 4 specimens.
Very suitable as a tub or patio plant, especially in cold and humid climates, because we can protect them in winter.
Scientific name: Dasylirion serratifolium
Common Name: Dasilirion, Tehuizote, Maguey Teaspoon
Irrigation: Only in summer, very resistant to drought
Temperature: down to -8 ° C, on dry land, need protection below 3 ° C.