Platinum Agave

Agave guiengola 'Platinum'

A striking smaller Agave. Solitary, symmetrical rosette has smooth, blue-green leaves with silver margins edged in creamy white. Each leaf margin bears short, dark teeth. This beautiful, yet tough and drought tolerant plant is an elegant choice for sunny, dry gardens and well-suited to containers.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-GAH-vee GWEN-goh-luh
Average Size at MaturitySlow grower to 24-36 in. tall, 36-48 in. wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms once at full maturity, 10 to 15 years or older.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Firewise, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Provide well drained soil away from reflected heat. Thrives in full sun to part shade in cool coastal areas; part shade in desert or hot summer areas. Drought tolerant once established but looks best with regular watering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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