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CHRISTMAS DELIVERIES

Orders placed after Saturday 14th December will be despatched on or after Monday 6th January 2020

To view or collect plants from the nursery in Novemeber & December please contact us before visiting

Agave americana 'Variegata'

Agave americana 'Variegata'
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Price:  £5.50

Availability:  

  

AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020

Common Name: Century Plant, Maguey

Plant Family: Asparagaceae

Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  Exotic
Season of Interest:  All year round
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Yellow
Leaf Colour:  Variegated
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Spiky
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C


A very prickly evergreen plant with fleshy grey green leaves with a creamy margin. A strong architectural plant for desert or exotic schemes. Does well in a large pot where it will get to 1.5m in time. Hardy in mild gardens otherwise move to a greenhouse over winter. Mix in plenty of grit when planting, they need really good drainage


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Shrubland Park Nurseries