Family: Asparagaceae

Scientific Name: Agave americana var mediopicta

Common Name: White-Striped Century Plant


White Stripped Century Plant (Agave americana var mediopicta) is an attractive large Agave with a white stripe down the center of the leaves.

Plant TypeAll Plants, Perennial Tender
Hardiness Zone8a-11
Moistureaverage, dry
Soil & Siteaverage, well drained
Temperaturehardy to 15-20 degrees F
Flowersyellow-green, flower every 10-30 plus years depending on the climate, mother plant dies while flowering borne on tall stalks (scapes) over 10 feet
Leaveswide, bluish, central stripe of white
Dimensions3-4 by 2-6 feet (HS)
Propagationdivision of pups
Misc FactsAKA: White-Striped Century Plant, White-Centered Mexican Century Plant, Agave
Author's NotesI saw some extremely large flowering plants in Oahu Hawaii.
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