This agave is highly variable in form, but in general, the rosettes are small and compact, composed of short, rigid, thick leaves that are green with a pattern of distinctive white markings.
Agave victoriae-reginae is a small species of succulent flowering perennial plant, noted for its streaks of white on sculptured geometrical leaves.
|1||Agave Victoriae - Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
|Plant Height||5 inch (13 cm)|
|Plant Spread||3 inch (8 cm)|
|Common Name||Victoria, Blue Agave, American Aloe, Maguey|
|Maximum Reachable Height||3 to 6 feet|
|Flower Colour||Various colors, often with shades of purple-red.|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to Medium|
In partially shaded areas, this plant can be used as a focal point in a desert garden, or in groups as a barrier. The saw-like flat leaves grow from a dense rosette base and spiral outwards.
|Sunlight||Full to partial Sunlight|
|Soil||Use a potting soil mix with a little sand, well-drainage soil.|
|Temperature||15 to 25 degree C|
|Fertilizer||Apply standard liquid fertiliser every two weeks|
This plant is known to some as the century plant, because it is thought to flower only once every 100 years; however, this is misleading as it usually flowers after 20-30 years of storing enormous food reserves in its leaves and then dies.