Agave filifera var. schidigera has green leaves marked with silver-white and with curling threads along the leaf edges.
Agave filifera var. schidigera hails from northwest and central Mexico. It is a small to medium-sized species usually with nice symmetry. It has green leaves marked with silver-white and with curling threads or filifers along the leaf edges creating a distinctive look.
Common Name: Agave
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Steep sites including cliffs and open exposed sites in oak woodlands from 900 to 2500 m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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