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.