Agave isthmensis 'Ohi Raijin Shiro Nakafu' is a small colony-forming cultivar with beautiful ivory white and blue leaves.
'Ohi Raijin Shiro Nakafu', which translates from Japanese as "white-centred thunder queen", is a very special variegated form of Agave isthmensis with short, thick, bluish foliage with ivory white centres. The pups form in the leaf axils rather than underground. This dwarf century plant makes a superb miniature specimen and is great as a houseplant. From the isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico.
Common Name: Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: under 4"
Width: under 4"
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Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Slopes and cliffs amongst grass and boulders.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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