Agave victoriae-reginae -(Queen Victoria Agave) seeds

$5.50

This is a popular and attractive low care agave, which is used as an accent plant for containers and in gardens

Description

This agave is a very attractive small plant which has geometrically shaped leaves outlined in white pencil lines. The leaves have one terminal spine. It has rosettes of leaves and generally grows to approx half a metre in height, and approx 30cm in width, although it can be quite variable in form. The leaves are strong and short, and have unusual white markings on them normally along the leaf spines and margins. It has dense  branches of cream flowers which can reach 4 metres in length. The flowering rosette dies after it flowers.

It likes slightly acidic and dry well drained soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade. It looks great as an accent plant in gardens and as a container plant.

It has won the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Queen Victoria Agave

Family

Asparagaceae

Maximum Height

approx 30 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20