Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Photo by C. Hardison taken at PDN Sales House
Agave titanota 'Solar Eclipse'
Solar Eclipse Rancho Tambor Century Plant
This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.Shop Available Agave
Item #: 9692
Zones: 9a to 11
Height: 18" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
(aka: Agave titanota 'Mediopicta Aurea') Agave 'Solar Eclipse' is our new name for the invalidly named Agave titanota 'Mediopicta Aurea'. From limestone cliffs in Oaxaca, this fascinating sport of the Mexican century plant Agave titanota boasts giant, papery-toothed, thick green leaves typical of the species. In spring when the new leaves emerge and during cool parts of the year, each leaf also sports a wide creamy gold central stripe.
Flower Color: Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color: Variegated
Bloom Time: Summer
Container Role: Thrillers
Garden Themes: Green Roofs , Living Wall , Rock Garden Plants , Southwest Garden Plants
Other: Deer Resistant Plants , Drought Tolerant Plants , Fragrant Flowers , Hummingbird Plants , Pollinator Plants , Medicinal Plants , North American Native Plants , Ornamental Seed or Fruit , Plants that Attract Birds , Rabbit Resistant Plants , Salt Tolerant Seaside Plants , Tropical Looking Plants , Xeriscaping Plants , Colored Foliage , Patterned Foliage