Agave potatorum var. verschaffeltii
20th November 2009
Agave potatorum is a very variable species, the var.verschaffeltii is probably of no taxonomic significance, but it usually
refers to the dwarfer and more glaucous forms. This is a juvenile plant and only time will tell what it will grow into.
5th March 2011
Time has not been kind to it - more exactly, time in the cold. The species is not especially hardy and this one is in trouble.
1st March 2015
Whoops. Inevitably winter has finally caught up with it. I have killed several over the years in exactly this way and I always hope that the latest
will be the last, but they are so lovely, compact and glaucous as young plants that I may well try again.