Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor'
Kaleidoscope Agave! This variegated dwarf agave is so beautiful that it is nearly impossible to offer. When people see it they just can't say no. The cultivar name 'Quadricolor' is only partially descriptive because the leaves can have a multitude of colors depending on the time of year. Normally the leaves are a combination of olive-green, dark-green and cream and are lined with a row of fine teeth that when young are a rich amber, aging to black, then ultimately to grey. If that were not enough under drought and cold the leaves can flush shades of pink to red. So ultimately four colors would not be enough to properly describe the cultivar.
Notes and observations about this plant
- I can hardly take my eyes off of it by GregorySanoff
- This is such a gorgeous plant that I can hardly take my eyes off of it and my camera can't stop taking pics of it either. It throws out pups like crazy so I have so many now I have to find some one to give them to. (Posted on 1/24/13)
- Survived 13 degrees by Hank
- I have this plant potted and on the patio. It survived 13 degree temps here in Austin with no problems. (Posted on 2/24/11)