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Agave x leopoldii cv. Hammer Time

Family: AGAVACEAE

Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Agave х leopoldii hort. ex G.Nicholson
Gard. Chron. 1912 (ex Dict. Gard. Suppl., 82,1900)

Cultivars (1):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Hammer Time Agave, Variegated Thread Agave

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Agave filifera group

  • Agave filifera Salm-Dyck: Forms tight rosettes of narrow, hairy, stiff dull-green leaves with very sharp terminal spines.
  • Agave filifera f. cristata: This is one the very few known crested agaves, it forms a strange fan shaped, wavy rosette.
  • Agave filifera subs. schidigera (Lem.) B.Ullrich: Small or medium sized plant that forms stemless rosette to 60 to 90. It is decorated with thin white curly marginal fibres spreading in all directions which sometimes are very dense.
  • Agave filifera subs. schidigera f. compacta hort.: Very compact, small, symmetrical plant, growing to 20-30 cm wide and 20-25 cm tall. Leaves decorated with thin white curly marginal fibres and with very ornamental white bud imprints.
  • Agave filifera subs. schidigera cv. Shira Ito No Hoi: Rosette is composed of dark green leaves, each highlighted by a creamy-white border and curly white hairs.
  • Agave x leopoldiiAgave х leopoldii hort. ex G.Nicholson: Miniature hybrid species (A. filifera x A.filifera var. schidigiera) that has lots of fibres peeling off its short, very narrow leaves, and lots of suckers.
  • Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time: The leaves are slightly elongated with a golden stripe down their edges.

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Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Agave х leopoldii cv. Hammer Time Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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- This sport selected by Gary Hammer takes a favorite old cultivar and gives it a new dimension. Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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