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Family: Agavaceae (ah-gav-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agave (a-GAH-vee) (Info)
Species: bracteosa (brak-tee-OH-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata Mediopicta

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Variegated

Succulent

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 25, 2012, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nice but very rare cultivar in which the center stripe is variegated (nearly all other Agave bracteosa variegates are marginated or have the variegated stripes along the leaf margins). I have yet to find one of these for sale, and this particular plant in the photo was quite pricey (not my plant).