Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor'
Quadricolor Century PlantThorn-crested Century Plant, Big Lechuguilla
|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.|
|Nativity||Native to U.S.|
|Height Range||12 - 18 FT|
|Spread Range||18 - 24 FT|
|USDA Zones||8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b|
|Leaf Color||Chartreuse : Dark Green : Yellow margins : Yellow-Green|
|Form||Shrub : Subshrub : Succulent|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Foliage : Heat Tolerant|
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