Synonym Names: Agave americana var. medio-picta '
This form has arching leaves with a creamy white stripe down the center of the blue-green leaf. The leaves are outstanding with their arching form and are well armed with a stout, terminal spine as well as marginal teeth. It is somewhat smaller than the americana variety, growing to around 4' tall. It prefers full sun, well drained soil and will perform well in containers. This form also will die after bloom but will survive in the form of new pups around the old plant.
Blue Green, Grey, White, Variegated
Very Low, Low
Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular
Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry
9, 10, 11
10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Heat, Saline Soil, Windy Conditions, Smog, Rabbits, Alkaline Soil
Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden
Specimen, Unusual Foliage, Unusual Shape
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Background, Raised Planter, Roadside, Walls / Fences, With Rocks
Container, Filler, Mass Planting
Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photography by: Mountain States Nursery