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Products > Agave lophantha 'Splendida'
 
Agave lophantha 'Splendida' - Center Stripe Agave)
  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (Agaves)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Yellow/Chartreuse Foliage: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Synonyms: [A. univittata 'Slendida']
Height: 1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 0-10 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Agave lophantha 'Splendida' (Center Stripe Agave) - A clustering plant with rosettes that are nearly 1 foot tall by 18 inches wide with 2 inch wide by 7 inches long leaves that are dark green with a striking greenish-yellow central band visible on both the upper and lower leaf surfaces, and with prominent white teeth along the margins. When mature this plant can produce a 12 foot tall flower stalk bearing flowers with long stamens typical of the species. Plant in full sun to moderate shade in a well-drained soil and irrigate occasionally to very little. Reported to be hardy down to or even below 0F. This exceptionally nice form of the Agave lophantha, a plant native to south Texas south to eastern Mexico, originated at Nurseries Caroliniana in North Augusta, South Carolina. Our plants from Shady Oaks Nursery. Image courtesy of Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery.  This description is based on our research and observations of this plant as it grows in containers at our nursery, in our own garden and in other gardens. We also appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or have additional cultural tips that would aid others growing Agave lophantha 'Splendida' .
 
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