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Queen's Agave

 

A small to medium-sized species with a distinctly dense, tightly regular rosette of hard, triangular dark green leaves outlined with white. The leaf tips have one to three stiff, black terminal spines that are 1/2" - 1" long.

Agave victoriae-reginae

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Rigid

Leaf length : 6"

Leaf width : 2"

Leaf shape : Triangular

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : This plant is monocarpic - it will flower only once then die. Flowering may occur after 20 years or more of plant growth in the ground.

Flower shape : Dense spike

Flower color : Purple

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 1-1/2 - 2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1 ft.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 10 to 15 F (Z8a)

Sunset zone : 10, 12, 13, 15-17, 21-24

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes