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Agave isthmensis
Common Name: Dwarf Butterfly Agave Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Agave isthmensis is a small colony-forming species that hails from the isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico. It forms amazing, greyish blue rosettes of foliage with rippled edges that looks like molten wax.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Slopes and cliffs amongst grass and boulders.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom Colour
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light Exposure Foliage ColourBluish Green
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness9-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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