Variegated Smooth Agave

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Variegated Smooth Agave is a captivating succulent prized for its striking variegated foliage. This cultivar of the Smooth Agave features rosettes of narrow, lance-shaped leaves that showcase a visually appealing blend of green and creamy white stripes. The leaves are smooth and lack the typical spines associated with many agave species, providing an elegant and user-friendly aspect to this plant. With a compact and symmetrical growth habit, 'Variegata' adds a touch of sophistication to gardens, rockeries, or container arrangements. Drought-tolerant and adaptable to various soil types, this agave thrives in well-draining conditions and is well-suited for arid or Mediterranean-style landscapes. Its low maintenance requirements make it a popular choice for both novice and experienced gardeners looking to introduce a unique and visually striking succulent to their outdoor spaces.

Botanical Name  

Agave desmetiana 'Variegata'

Also Known As  

Dwarf Century Plant | Octopus Agave | Century Plant | Maguey | 龙舌兰 | 龙舌掌 | 番麻


Plant Type  
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Light Needs  
Watering Needs  
Life Cycle  
Avg. Mature Size  
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Flower Color  

Mexico, Central America
9 - 11
Partial - Full Sun
3' Tall and 3' Wide


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