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Agave americana v. marginata (Variegated Century Plant)

Agave americana v. marginata
Yellow Margin Century Plant, Variegated Agave, Variegated Century Plant

This bold plant forms a large rosette of strap-like leaves with creamy-yellow margins. These wide leaves are armed with stout teeth along the edge and at the tip. This agave may produce numerous offsets near the base, creating large colonies. At the end of its life cycle the mother plant will send up an enormous stalk bearing numerous branches and greenish-yellow flowers. The mother plant dies after flowering, leaving plenty of seed and offsets behind. Plant in full or reflected sun or part shade.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Slow
Height 4' (ft)
Spread 6' (ft)
Spacing 5' (ft)
Characteristics Variegated
Attracts Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Patio and Containers, Specimen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Heat
Soil Type Clay, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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