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Agave americana var. marginata


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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Agave americana var. marginata
Principal Common Name Agave
Common Name(s) Century Plant
Description A very large and bold Agave with with leaves 4-6' long and silvery gray green with wide yellow margins ending with very sharp spines.
General Comments This Agave is a very large scale plant. Decide on a permanent location before planting as it will be difficult to move later.
Nativity Mexico
Height Range 6 - 0 FT
Spread Range 6 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Silver : Yellow
Leaf Texture Shiny : Spiny : Thick
Form Shrub : Succulent
Flower Color Chartreuse
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Sparse
Outstanding Features Color : Form

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