My favorite agave!
A close up of perfection.
Planted in ground 11/06, showed no winter damage in Jan '07, unlike many of my other Agaves, one of half a dozen pups can be seen in the background.
Agave americana mediopicta alba
From my friend's collection
At a nursery.
sale plants Los Angeles nursery
Two dozen pups removed this winter, you can see other images of this same plant posted 18months ago, also in a pot 5 years ago
I love the imprints the leaves leave upon each other
Overhead shot of 'Mediopicta Alba' in a 5 gallon container.
growing great in ohio
5"-dia. pup swapped to me recently by an owner of Starke's Nursery in Houma, LA. (He got his mama plant as a pup in Arizona long ago.) 9/18/11
With a blooming Agave Gentryi at the Ruth Bancroft Garden.
With a soon to be blooming Agave Gentryi at the Ruth Bancroft Garden.
Photo courtesy of, copyright of Jim Bishop, a landscape designer in San Diego, California.