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Agave x romanii ‘Shadow Dancer’


Agave 'Shadow Dancer' is a stunning century plant with two tone mid-green and pale-green leaves fading to creamy white.

'Shadow Dancer' is a stunning and distinctive, variegated, dwarf century plant. The new leaves emerge pale green with a mid-green border and dark burgundy-red edges. Over time the leaves fade to creamy white. Perfect for container culture. Treat as a houseplant in the winter months in cold regions. A hybrid of Agave filifera and A. mitis var. albicans.

Common Name: Century Plant

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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