Botanical Name: Agave lophantha
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Common Name: Center Band Agave  
Plant photo of: Agave lophantha
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Green, Yellow

 

Flower Season

n/a

 

Leaf Color

Green, Dark Green, Light Green, Yellow Green, Variegated

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Thorns/Spines

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage, Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

n/a

 

Location Uses

Foundation, Parking Strip, Raised Planter, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Information by: George Hull MSN
Photographer: Mountain States Nursery
  • Description

  • Notes

Upright succulent grows to 3' x 2' wide. Slow to moderate growing. Stiff, glossy dark green to light green leaves with a light stripe down the center. Leaves somewhat sword like. Sharp spines on margins and tip. Susceptible to Agave snout weevils without protection.-Mountain States Nursery
Frost tolerant to 20 F.