Agave Desmettiana the smooth Agave, is a succulent shrub member of the Agave plant family. … The name ‘desmettiana’ (sometimes known as Agave desmetiana) is a nod to the celebrated Belgian horticulturalist Louis De Smet. The common names include Smooth Agave. Dwarf Century Plant.
For ideal Agave desmettiana care, plant in a non-fertile, sandy, well-draining cactus or succulent mix. Water infrequently and fertilize sparingly only during the growing season. It is hardy and not fussy and will do well in bright sunny areas both indoors and outdoors.