Agave Isthmensis Dwarf Butterfly Agave
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
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.
The growth rate of this succulent is fast.
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.
Like any other succulent plant, Agave isthmensis also needs well-drained soil to grow.
This plant belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b and has a frost tolerance of 10° C (50° F).
Dwarf butterfly agave succulent needs full sunlight. When you are planting this species, make sure it should get full sun exposure to thrive.
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
|Blooming Season||Mid summer to early fall|
|Common Name||Dwarf butterfly agave|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Agave isthmensis - Dwarf Butterfly Agave|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|