Agave marmorata Papilio Platanoides


Agave marmorata cv. Papilio Platanioïdes


This Agave has garden origins.


This Agave is a beautiful, bizarre dwarf cultivar: it has round leaves ending in a thin “tail” that looks like a green swallowtail butterfly.


This Agave can be cultivated in containers and in well drained, porous soils.rt. It grows well in full sun or a lightly shaded areas. Water abudantly when soil the soil get dry. During winter, watering this plant can be done once every 1-2 months. It is drought resistant and can be tolerant to light freezing temperatures.



Agave marmorata Papilio Platanoides owes its names to its appearance, similiar to a butterfly.

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