Agave victoriae-reginae

2004

Agave victoriae-reginae

Queen Victoria Century Plant

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Nativity:

Mexico

Growth Habit:

A small, slow-growing agave only 1 1/2 feet tall and wide. It is variable in form, with some plants forming a tight “pincushion” rosette of leaves and others having a more open form.

Growing Requirements:

Full sun, well drained soil with little water.

Features:

Striking white veins, which look painted against the thick, dark leaves. Due to its small size and slow growth, this agave makes an excellent container plant, though keep it away from walkways since each leaf is tipped with one very sharp spine.

Where at Lotusland:

A planting of A. victoriae-reginae grows on the slope along the path to the Water Gardens.

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