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Agave americana 'Variegata'

Common Name: Century Plant, Maguey

Plant Family: Asparagaceae

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Agave americana 'Variegata'
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Price:  £9.50
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1 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  6
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Exotic
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  All year round
Flower Colour:  Yellow
Leaf Colour:  Variegated
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Spiky
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


A very prickly evergreen plant with fleshy grey green leaves with a creamy margin. A strong architectural plant for desert or exotic schemes. Does well in a large pot where it will get to 1.5m in time. Hardy in mild gardens otherwise move to a greenhouse over winter. Mix in plenty of grit when planting, they need really good drainage


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.