Agave victoria reginae is a small species of a succulent flowering perennial plant, noted for its streaks of white on sculptured geometrical leaves.
|1||Agave potatorum cv Ouhi-Raijin, Agave Tropicana – Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
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. The markings are generally along leaf keels or margins, giving a sort of polyhedral appearance.
It is very impressive when big, with its bold structure, and beautiful form. On the rare occasion when it finally blooms, it is a complete show-stopper; The stalk bolts to the sky, and the showy flowers grace the neighborhood. It works beautifully as a single large specimen and also when planted amassed with other agaves. Tough and particularly indestructible this Native beauty should be in anyone’s drought-tolerant landscape. Works particularly well when planted with ornamental grasses nearby.