Agave desmettiana -v- marginata


'Marginata' has symmetrical rosettes of long, arching leaves. The leaf color varies from yellow green to blue green, depending on exposure and climate, and tends to be darker in full sun. The rosettes bloom at about 10 years of age, upon dying they leave their offsets behind. Shoots up a tall, branched flower stem that bears clusters of pale yellow blooms. Among the most desert hardy of the soft leaf agaves.

Synonyms: Agave meridensis variegata
Agave desmetiana variegata
Agave mendensis
Agave ananassoides
Agave miradorensis
Agave regeliana

Plant Details
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Flower : 
Pale Yellow
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Partial shade to sun
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer, drier in winter
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