Agave pintilla is a small relative of Agave victoriae-reginae with hard, thick, dark green to olive green foliage with white linear markings.
Agave pintilla is a small relative of Agave victoriae-reginae with hard, thick, dark green to olive green foliage with white edges and white linear markings across the leaf blade that develop as plants get larger. Our photo is of our young plants. First described as a new species in 2011. Cold hardy in zones 8 to 10 with excellent drainage and possibly down to 7. Great for container culture elsewhere. Treat as a houseplant in the winter months in cold regions.
Common Name: Century Plant
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: Rocky limestone slopes and steep walled canyons from about 4000-5000 feet elevation.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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