Monday, May 18, 2009
Agave attenuata 'Kara's Stripes'. I enjoy Agave attenuata because of it's variety of colors and glaucous (white chalky) coating. It's also really easy to grow in Southern California, is relatively drought tolerant and pups freely. All good things. This one is named "Kara's Stripes." It is a variegated cultivar that was widely tissue cultured (cloned). The variegation is not quite as stunning as the previous Agave attenuata var. variegata from a few days ago's posting. However, it is a pleasant honey-yellow-green and that makes up for the lack of strong striping.