Agave angustifolia "margiana"
Flower NameAgave angustifolia "margiana"
Formal NameAgave angustifolia var. margiana
Alias斑入り薄葉竜舌蘭, Agave, Century plant
MorphPerennial evergreen shrubs, succulents
Agave angustifolia "margiana" (scientific name: Agave angustifolia var. margiana) is native to Mexico,and is a variegated variant of a succulent plant and tree of Agricaceae family . There is a yellow or white annular ring (margiana) on the edge of the leaf, and there are spinous saw teeth. The stem is short and a large rosette stands up. Flowers rarely bloom, but when flowering, a lot of light yellow tubular flowers blooming like a stick extending from the center of rosettes to a long flower stalk will bloom. After the flowers, the plants will die. It is similar to Agave americana, but it is a dragon orchid of thin leaves (angustifolia). It is cultivated for ornamental use.
Name: Agave angustifolia "Margiana", also known as Agave angustifolia margiana, Century plant, Origin: Mexico, leaf shape: sword or lanceolate, leaf margin: silver white band, spinous saw tooth.
SpeciesA. angustifolia "margiana"
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeBotanic garden
Height100 ~ 200 [cm]