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  Agave victoria-reginae variegata "aureo marginata" CACTUS ART
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Yellow marginated Queen Victoria Agave
This is a very ornamental and quite rare agave whose dark green leaves
are edged with broad yellow strips.  It rarely has suckers.
 

Description:  A. Victoria-reginae variegata "aureo marginata is a very slow growing but tough and nice Agave. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and desirable species. Variegation is yellow striping along the leaves. It forms individual slow growing rosettes eventually growing up to 45 cm in diameter-  Most plant are solitary, but some offset heavily.
 
 
Cultivation: It seem
s to look nicer under a bit of shade cloth instead of in full, hot, blazing sun.
Propagation: It grows well from
suckers  (if available) and forms attractive specimens. It will tolerate quite low temperatures ( -4 C),  particularly when dry

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Family: Agavaceae

Scientific Name: Agave victoria-reginae forma variegata "aureo marginata"

Origin Garden origin (Nursery produced cultivar)

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.

 

 

 


 

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