Agave marmorata Papilio Platanoides

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Synonyms:

Agave marmorata cv. Papilio Platanioïdes

Habitat:

This Agave has garden origins.

Description:

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

Cultivation:

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.

Propagation:

Curiosity:

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

Official Web Site:
www.giromagi.com

Italian Blog:
www.giromagicactus.com

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