Queen Victoria Century Plant
Item #: 4337
Zones: 7b to 10b
Height: 10" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.
We are thrilled to offer this delightful Mexican native, normally reserved only for the houseplant trade. Amazingly, A. victoriae-reginae has fared well here through 9 degrees F and has survived even colder temperatures at the NC Zoo in Asheboro, NC. The tight, often singular, rosettes make a 15" wide clump of thick dark green, toothless leaves (bad hygiene), each adorned with dramatic, linear white bands. As the plant matures into a regal clump, you will quickly see how it earned the nickname "Queen Agave." As with all agaves, winter drainage and protection from moisture below 20 degrees F is absolutely critical.