Plant Catalog - AGAVE AMERICANA VAR. MEDIO-PICTA ALBA
AGAVE AMERICANA VAR. MEDIO-PICTA ALBA
Agave americana var. medio-picta 'Alba'
White-Striped Century Plant
The leaves of this mid-sized Agave are variegated with a central white stripe and glaucous-green margins. Jagged teeth line the leaf edges. Careful of the scarlet-purple, needle-sharp terminal spines. After several years it produces a tall, branched flower stalk. Cold hardy to 15 - 20 degrees F.
USDA zones: 8b - 11
Sunset zones: 10, 12 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 3 - 4 feet high and 4 - 6 feet wide
Light needs: full sun or partial shade
Water needs: low water