Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave
Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave

Agave Isthmensis comes from the family of Asparagaceae and is noted for its common name “Dwarf Butterfly Agave”. A native of Southern Mexico, this plant reaches up to 12 inches in height and is winter dormant. The Agave Isthmensis plant has blue-green fleshy leaves with pointed edges.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of this succulent is fast.

Flowering

Dwarf butterfly agave blooms in yellow flushed rusty-red colors from mid-summer to early fall.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This variety of Agave is unique and needs a soak and dry method of watering. It should not be overwatered.

Soil

Like any other succulent plant, Agave isthmensis also needs well-drained soil to grow.

Hardiness

This plant belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b and has a frost tolerance of 10° C (50° F).

Light

Dwarf butterfly agave succulent needs full sunlight. When you are planting this species, make sure it should get full sun exposure to thrive.

Propagation

These plants can be propagated through cuttings, leaves, offsets, or seeds. They do not need repotting often.

Agave Isthmensis “Dwarf Butterfly Agave” is best known for its beautiful shape. It is a wonderful succulent for your plant collection.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid summer to early fall
Botanical Name Agave isthmensis
Common Name Dwarf butterfly agave
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Mature Size 612 in
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 0°c
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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  • Key Plant Features

Agave Isthmensis comes from the family of Asparagaceae and is noted for its common name “Dwarf Butterfly Agave”. A native of Southern Mexico, this plant reaches up to 12 inches in height and is winter dormant. The Agave Isthmensis plant has blue-green fleshy leaves with pointed edges.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of this succulent is fast.

Flowering

Dwarf butterfly agave blooms in yellow flushed rusty-red colors from mid-summer to early fall.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This variety of Agave is unique and needs a soak and dry method of watering. It should not be overwatered.

Soil

Like any other succulent plant, Agave isthmensis also needs well-drained soil to grow.

Hardiness

This plant belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b and has a frost tolerance of 10° C (50° F).

Light

Dwarf butterfly agave succulent needs full sunlight. When you are planting this species, make sure it should get full sun exposure to thrive.

Propagation

These plants can be propagated through cuttings, leaves, offsets, or seeds. They do not need repotting often.

Agave Isthmensis “Dwarf Butterfly Agave” is best known for its beautiful shape. It is a wonderful succulent for your plant collection.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid summer to early fall
Botanical Name Agave isthmensis
Common Name Dwarf butterfly agave
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Mature Size 612 in
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 0°c
Sun Exposure Full sun

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