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Agave x leopoldii


Agave x leopoldii has narrow, dark green leaves with attractive white filifers "sproinging" off the leaf margins.

Agave x leopoldii is an old hybrid between A. filifera and A. schidigera. It has strong, narrow, dark green leaves edged with white filaments giving the plant a "hairy" look. In hot sun and/or with a little drought a nice red flush can develop in the foliage. Potentially hardy outside on the west coast in warm microclimates with good drainage. Otherwise this small agave makes for a good houseplant in winter.

Common Name: Agave - [Succulent Pre-Order]

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8b-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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