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Agave victoriae-reginae


Queen Victoria Agave




Origin:  Northern Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo Leon).
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Agave
Species
victoriae-reginae
Category
Perennials, Tropicals
Type
Shrub (evergreen)
USDA Hardiness Zone
9a - 11b
Canadian Hardiness Zone
Requires cool season protection under glass.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H1c - H4
Temperature (°C)
-10 - 10
Temperature (°F)
15 - 20
Height
10 - 50 cm
Spread
10 - 50 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JuneJuly
Landscape
Beds and borders, patio containers, mass clump plantings, indoor containers or as a specimen.
Cultivation
Prefers well-drained, neutral sandy or loamy soils in full sun to partial shade.
Shape
Clumping rosette-forming.
Growth
Slow
Pests
Prone to scale.
Habitat
Dry plains and rocky slopes.
Leaf Description
Sculptured geometrical leaves that are slightly rounded at the ends.
Colour Description
Sage green to deep green leaves.
Texture Description
Smooth.
Notable Specimens
Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America. Centennial Conservatory, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
Propagate by offsets (pups) taken in spring or autumn.
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