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Agave americana (Agave, Variegated Century Plant)

Agave, Variegated Century Plant

Agave americana 'marginata'

The largest of the Agave that forms a natueral rosette pattern.  A single massive flower stalk appearing anytime between 10 to 25 years from germination, and can reach up to 15 feet. Cluster of greenish-white flowers appear, at which time the main plant begins to die. After the Century Plant is dead, multiple offshoots from the underground rhizomes will start to grow. This Variegated cultivar has cream yellow margins on the leaves. 


Leaves have sharp spines that require care when handling, and should not be planted too close to walkways. Avoid planting in poorly drained areas. 

Drought Tolerant
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Height

4-6 ft

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Spread

6-7 ft


USDA Hardiness Zone 8b

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Item Description
AGA-VAR-24B AGAVE, AMERICANA (VARIEGATED) View Current Crop Photo

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
High
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Evergreen
Water Needs
Low