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Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor'

Quadricolor Century Plant

Thorn-crested Century Plant, Big Lechuguilla
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor'
Principal Common Name Quadricolor Century Plant
Common Name(s) Thorn-crested Century Plant, Big Lechuguilla
Synonym Agave heteracantha, Agave univittata var. heteracantha, Agave univittata
Description Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor' is an unique specimen plant. This plant is composed of 1' long x 2.5" wide leaves, each with a chartreuse-yellow center edged in green and surrounded by a pale green margin, with a white border. Good offsetting plant. Flowers attract hummingbirds.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Native to U.S.
Height Range 12 - 18 FT
Spread Range 18 - 24 FT
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Chartreuse : Dark Green : Yellow margins : Yellow-Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub : Subshrub : Succulent
Flower Color
Flower Time Infrequent
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Sparse
Outstanding Features Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Foliage : Heat Tolerant

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