Agave univittata 'Splendida'
Mexico (North America)
'Splendida' is a clustering plant with rosettes to 30cm tall by 45cm wide with long leaves that are dark green with a striking greenish-yellow central band visible on both the upper and lower leaf surfaces, and with prominent white teeth along the margins. These succulent tropical perennials are grown for their large, stiff, sword-shaped leaves arranged in tight rosettes. Flower stalks are rarely produced except on large, old plants.
Plant in full sun to light shade. Requires little irrigation. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping . Suited for light shade to full sun. It grows well from suckers or seed and forms attractive specimens.
A wickedly attractive Agave that is great in small pots or nestled into a rock crevice..