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Agave 'Streaker'
  
Working on getting this plant back in the field but it is currently not available listing for information only!

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (Agaves)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow Green
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Parentage: (A. 'Blue Flame' sport)
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: Clumping
Exposure: Full Sun
Seaside: Yes
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Agave Streaker (Blue Flame Sport) A nice variegated and not wicked agave with clusters of 2 1/2 feet tall by to 3 feet wide rosettes that have flexible blue-green leaves with white bands mostly along the finely serrate margins and a brown terminal spine the variegation is a bit variable and sometimes streaks of white and even yellow show towards the middle of the leaf. Like the non-variegated form this plant should build up to form large dense masses possibly as tall as 4 to 5 feet and wider still with flower stalks to 15 feet time will tell. The blue cast to the leaves form from a glaucous waxy cuticle that covers the surface of the younger leaves. This feature can be enhanced by promoting new growth and vigor by giving regular irrigation and fertilizer and avoiding overhead water that can wash the leaf surface. Plant in full sun except in hot inland and desert gardens where light shade will prevent scorching of the foliage. Irrigate little or regularly for more vigor. Hardy to at least 25 F. A variegated sport of Agave 'Blue Flame', a beautiful clumping agave at the Huntington Gardens that was once called Agave 'David Verity'. For more information see our listing of Agave 'Blue Flame'. Our original stock plants from Xeric Growers.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Agave 'Streaker'.
 
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