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Agave americana ‘Variegata’

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A lovely specimen of Agave americana 'Variegata' in a 8.5in diameter terracotta bowl. The leaves are blue-green in colour, edged in cream and have a 20in spread across the bowl. The height of the plant above soil level is approximately 12in. It can be grown outside all year round in milder, coastal areas where frost is less of a problem but will survive several degrees of frost if kept dry during the winter months. This agave can grow to around 3 - 4 feet in height and width if planted out

Agave americana ‘Variegata’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Agave americana ‘Variegata’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Agave americana ‘Variegata’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Agave americana ‘Variegata’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Agave americana ‘Variegata’ | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£22.00

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Plant Finder: about Agave americana ‘Variegata’

Common names

Century plant

Description

Agave americana ‘Variegata’ (Century plant). This is a basal-rosetted, perennial succulent with sharply pointed, sword-shaped, blue-green leaves with yellow edges. The stem carries white flowers, each 9cm long, in spring to summer. Offsets freely.

Cultivation

It will prefer an average, well drained soil but will tolerate poor soil and drought.

Interest and use

Greenhouse, indoors, rock garden, medicinal

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

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