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Agave americana 'Variegata' /Variegated Century Plant

Agave americana 'Variegata'  / Agave americana 'Variegata'
Variegated yellow and green foliage
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Variegated yellow and green foliage

Striking variegated foliage

Specimen plant growing on the side of a mountain in Italy

Nice specimen growing in Southern California

Accent plant among other drought-tolerant plants

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Scientific Name: Agave americana 'Variegata'
Common Name: Variegated Century Plant
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: None
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Variegated Plants
Comments: Variegated agaves make a strong accent in the landscape. For all agaves provide full sunlight and a well drained soil, preferably a raised planting to insure adequate drainage. Plants cannot tolerate very hard freezes.