The Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' plant can grow 4 ft. tall and has long, beautiful green leaves. The beautiful Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' plant is bright green with yellow bands on the leaf edges. A 5 gal. Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' will make a fantastic addition to your porch or patio.The Agave desmettiana Variegata is a dramatic xeric plant that grows wide, succulent leaves that droop over at mid-leaf and have a profile much like the image of a crouching octopus or spider in an attacking stance. The most exotic character of this agave is the bright yellow striping that runs the entire length of the medium green leaves.This xeric plant is a wonderful, tropical, drought-tolerant plant that provides secure home protection just for the cost of the plant. The Agave desmettiana `Zebra Stripe`is a low maintenance plant, and the profound variegation increases the passerby visibility.