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Agave victoria-reginae 'Porcupine'
Common Name: Century Plant Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

'Porcupine' is a clonal selection of Agave victoriae-reginae from Yucca Do Nursery features very thick compact green leaves with white leaf edges. It has been described as looking like “an artichoke carved out of green stone!" Cold hardy in zones 8 to 10 with excellent drainage. Great for container culture elsewhere. Treat as a houseplant in the winter months in cold regions.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Rocky limestone slopes and steep walled canyons from about 4000-5000 feet elevation.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourYellow
TypeTender Secondary Bloom Colour
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White Bluish Green
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness8-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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