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Queen Victoria Agave

Queen Victoria Agave

Regular price $48.00 USD
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Plant Type: Agaves
Plant Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Flower Color: red, purple, or white
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


Agave victoriae-reginae is renowned for its compact, symmetrical rosettes of smooth, rigid leaves that are dark green with striking white markings. The leaves are short and stout, ending in a small, black terminal spine. The pattern of the white markings can vary significantly from plant to plant, making each specimen unique.

Native to the Chihuahuan Desert in northeastern Mexico, Queen Victoria Agave is adapted to arid conditions. Its small size and striking appearance make it a favorite in rock gardens, succulent collections, and as an accent plant in various landscaping designs. It is also highly suitable for container gardening, where its elegant form can be displayed prominently.

This agave species is low-maintenance, requiring well-drained soil and infrequent watering once established. It thrives in full sun, where its coloration is most vivid, but it also does well in partial shade, especially in hotter climates.

The flowering of Queen Victoria Agave is an infrequent and dramatic event. The plant produces a tall, upright flower spike, which can reach several feet in height, adorned with red, purple, or white flowers. This blooming is a significant attraction for pollinators but signals the end of the plant's life cycle. However, before dying, it may produce offsets or "pups" that can be replanted.

Overall, Agave victoriae-reginae is a stunning, low-maintenance plant that adds a sculptural and elegant element to any garden. Its unique leaf pattern and drought tolerance make it a valuable and highly desirable species for adding visual interest and sustainability to garden designs.

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