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Agave americana 'Mediopicta'

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Key information

Plant type

Cactus or succulent

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Tender

Skill level

Experienced

Agave Americana 'Mediopicta'

Plant details

This spiky succulent is native to Mexico. It is best grown in a pot and kept in a light, frost-free environment during winter. In the warmer months, it can be grown outside and makes a striking addition to patio displays. It makes a basal rosette of spreading, lance-shaped spiny green leaves with yellow variegation, and bears clusters of yellow-green flowers in summer.

Family: Agavaceae

Genus: Agave

Species: americana

Cultivar: Mediopicta

Plant type: Cactus or succulent

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green, Golden variegation

Feature: Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 200cm

Spread: 300cm

Time to plant seeds: February to April

Flowering period: May to August


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