Botanical Name: Agave victoriae-reginae
Common Name: Queen Victoria Agave
Type of Plant: Monocot: succulent, monocarpic
Character Evergreen

Habit of Growth:
Overall Shape Small clump-forming agave with leaves tightly held to form a beautiful ball-like canopy highlighting the white leaf edges
Height To 1'
Spread 1-1/2-2'
Growth Rate Slow
Exposure Full sun or very light shade, but may protect from afternoon sun in hottest zones
Soil Any well-draining, will take shallow soils, rocky soils, does not require amendment
Hardiness Zones 10, 12-13, 15-17, 21-24
Leaves Tight fitting to 6" long, tapered, edged in white, smooth margins are spineless, but has a small teminal spine
Flowers Unbranched spike to 15' with densely packed reddish-purple flowers. After flowering this species usually does not offset plantlets. Only flowers after reaching considerable age
Fruit Small spherical fruit with flat black seed
Seed and offsets
Choice small Agave for dry or desert gardens, close-up observation for its beautiful white-edged leaves and strong globe form. Container adapted
Landscape Care:
Watering Little water required when established, occasionally supplement in summer
Fertilizing None
Pruning Remove dead leaves only
Pests/Diseases Mealy bugs, scale
Special Conditions/Other
Origin: Mexico on rocky canyon slopes
Family: Agavacea
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