The Agave americana Variegata isa mutation offspring from the Agave americana blue-green mother plant that is very similar in form and growth to the parent agave, except that variegated ribbon-like, stripes surround each leaf margin, that transform each agave plant into a spectacular specimen when planted in the landscape or in a container. The cold hardiness of 5 degrees F. makes the Agave americana Variegata tolerant to cold temperatures in much of the US. The leaf margins may be striped either with a yellow or a white stripe. Suitable to grow in 5 degrees F., temperatures.
The variegated Agave americanca is very colorful to plant in the landscape or as a xeric containerized ornamental to use indoors. The creamy white striping on the leaves turns pure white in full sunlight, and mature plants can grow large.
The Agave americana 'Variegata' plant has bright-green, succulent leaves with creamy stripes along the edges, and is armed with small brownish-red hooks. The Variegated Agave americnana 'Variegata' is evergreen in many areas and easy to grow. The rare Agave americana 'Variegata' Albino plant has golden-yellow leaves. The delicately arching leaves of the Agave americana 'Variegata' are cold hardy to 20*F, without leaf damage, and below to 10*F, where the plant will freeze but re-emerge in the Spring. The Agave americana 'Variegata' is an excellent landscape plant. An Agave americana 'Variegata' plant can grow to be 6-8 ft. tall and will make a great addition to your landscape.
Agave americana 'Variegata'
Agave americana 'Variegata'
|Recommended USDA zones for Agave americana 'Marginata's:|
|Zone 7||5° to 10° |
|Zone 8||10° to 20° |
|Zone 9||20° to 30° |
|Zone 10||30° to 40° |
|Zone 11||40° to 50° |
Recommended States to grow Agave Americana Marginata
Delivery Time: Agave, Aloe, and Yucca Plants are October through May (temperature depending in the Winter) and should ship within ten business days from when the order was placed, while in the current shipping season. The actual delivery time will usually be within four to seven days following the date of shipping by Ty Ty Plant Nursery. Delivery time can not be guaranteed, if a package needs to arrive prior to a specific date please note in the comment section of the order or contact Ty Ty Nursery by telephone during normal business hours. Agave, Aloe, and Yucca plants are only in stock seasonally and will be shipped at the appropriate time for planting in your location.
Shipping Method: UPS Ground
*1 Year Free Plantsurance Policy is void on any shipment outside of recommended USDA zones, or authorized to ship by the customer during below freezing temperatures.
If plants are listed by gallon size the plant will be removed from container and have the majority of the dirt removed to allow for the best shipping.