Agave Victoria Reginae | Queen Victoria Agave Plant – The Cactus Outlet

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Agave victoria reginae, commonly known as Queen Victoria agave, is a succulent plant species native to northeastern Mexico. It was named in honor of Queen Victoria of England, and it is one of the most popular and widely cultivated agave species.

The plant is well adapted to arid environments and can tolerate temperatures as low as 20°F (-6°C). At maturity, Agave victoria reginae typically reaches a size of 12-18 inches tall and wide, forming a compact, symmetrical rosette of stiff, dark green leaves with white margins and a sharp terminal spine.

Its slow growth and striking appearance make it a popular choice for rock gardens, container planting, and xeriscaping.


Agave design and application suggestions:

Agaves are a wonderfully diverse group of plants. Agaves can be small and solitary like our Agave victoria-reginae or big and bold like our Agave americana variegata. Equally suited for container gardening or used in landscape applications with proper climate conditions. Group small and mid-sized agaves in the landscape for impact and place larger agaves to add big bold accents. You can do the same with container gardening. A mix of different sized agaves with different growth habits, leaf shapes and colors in nice containers can give any room or patio an impactful artistic boost.

Why purchase our Agave?

Our agaves are grown in their native habitat right here in Southern Arizona. Raised outdoors with just the right amount of water and fertilizer, they come to you in their natural form. These plants do not come to you from a greenhouse. They are already hardy to whatever growing conditions you have to offer. Our agaves present the same appearance as you will find them in their native habitats.

If you want to plant them in a container for a sunroom, patio or window planter, great! If you want to take your agaves and plant them in the ground, also great! No acclimation needed. Our plants are ready to go!

Reliable packaging and shipping

We strive to offer the most healthy cacti and succulents you can find anywhere that are shipped right to your door. Our plants are professionally packaged with expertise honed by shipping amazing plants to customers like you for over 20 years. Our packaging process ensures a bare minimum of damaged orders. All of our plants are wrapped in bubble wrap and tape, which should not be taken off until your plant is in its final home. The bubble wrap offers you and the plant additional protection while planting.

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Beautiful agave

I love the geometric white lines on this agave. It’s a beautiful plant!

Avery Farrington
good for inside

I have always planted my agaves individually, but the description said they look great in clusters too... so I got a bunch and they look wonderful all together.

David Pierce
Unique gift not to be found everywhere

This looks so cool in our backyard planter. Boxed and dropped on the patio. Once opened you find a carefully wrapped plant you know is special. They told us leave it wrapped while planting. Great tip saves from having to put on gloves. Once planted simply unwrap. Sure to delight any plant lover!

Rico Shah
Fair price for such a healthy Agave plant

I didn't expect the plant to be so small, but I still love it and am happy with my order. It doesn't take up much space, so it fit nicey inside a pot I already had at home. It has distinct white lines on them, which adds a little wow factor!

Nikolas Partridge
A smaller agave - just what I wanted.

If you are looking for a smaller agave, this is the one you need.I have been ordering some here and there to plant in clusters throughout my garden.