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Furcraea foetida 'Variegata'/Variegated False Agave

Furcraea foetida 'Variegata' / Furcraea foetida 'Variegata'
White and green colors in leaves, with white mostly inside the green margins
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White and green colors in leaves, with white mostly inside the green margins

Leaves generally green on edge

The contrast between the white and green within the leaves make for striking specimen

Close-up of foliage showing the white portion is generally in center of leaf

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Scientific Name: Furcraea foetida 'Variegata'
Common Name: Variegated False Agave
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
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Comments: Fragrant flowers occur in the warm months, but infrequently. Leaves have white, not creamy, stripes and they have no spines. It is a striking plant in the landscape with its variegated foliage and it may become several feet tall and wide. They may be more susceptible to leaf spot than those with more green in the leaves.