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How to Grow Agave victoriae-reginae Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Queen Victoria Agave

Queen victoria agave
Agave victoriae-reginae at Huasteca Canyon, Nuevo Leon photograph by Amante Darmanin.

Agave victoriae-reginae Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Agave victoriae-reginae
  • Common Name: Queen victoria agave
  • Growing Zone: USA: 8 to 11
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial, Succulents and Cacti

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 6 to 12
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 6 to 12
  • Time of Bloom: Summer
  • Flower Details: Green, White
  • Leaf Foliage: Blue, Green, Variegated
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Grows slowly
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture is likely gives best results)

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation: Offsets taken in spring or autumn
  • How to Prune: Not usually required
  • Pests: scale insects
  • Diseases: Usually pest free

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Drought
  • Best Garden Use: Container, Ground cover, En masse , Rock garden
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Entices birdlife to the garden, Attractive foliage, North American native, Some parts are poisonous, Attractive flowers / blooms. Protected species.
  • Genus Detail: Agave
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here



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