Agave schidigera &
Agave schidigera &
Agave schidigera &
Agave schidigera &
Agave schidigera &
Agave schidigera &
Agave schidigera &
Agave schidigera &

Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi', also known as the Queen of White Thread-leaf, is an incredibly showy slow-growing century plant that is sure to impress. This solitary rosette variety grows up to 1 foot tall and presents beautiful dark green leaves with a sharp reddish terminal spine, highlighted with a vibrant creamy-white variegation and curly white hairs.

When in bloom, Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi' produces red-purple buds and greenish flowers on a 10 foot spike. Plant in full sun or light shade for hotter areas to ensure this striking plant thrives.

Bloom Season Mid Summer
Botanical Name Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi'
Common Name Queen of White Threadleaf, Century Plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Color Yellow, orangered, dark purple, green
Genus Agave
Growth Habit Rosettes
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 8 10 (USDA)
Mature Size 15 in. tall, 22 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil,
Special Features Rigid green leaves (coarse margins , sharp tips)
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mild toxic for pets(Keep away children)
Watering Needs Moderate

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Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi'

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Regular price$ 65.49
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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.

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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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Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi', also known as the Queen of White Thread-leaf, is an incredibly showy slow-growing century plant that is sure to impress. This solitary rosette variety grows up to 1 foot tall and presents beautiful dark green leaves with a sharp reddish terminal spine, highlighted with a vibrant creamy-white variegation and curly white hairs.

When in bloom, Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi' produces red-purple buds and greenish flowers on a 10 foot spike. Plant in full sun or light shade for hotter areas to ensure this striking plant thrives.

Bloom Season Mid Summer
Botanical Name Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi'
Common Name Queen of White Threadleaf, Century Plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Color Yellow, orangered, dark purple, green
Genus Agave
Growth Habit Rosettes
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 8 10 (USDA)
Mature Size 15 in. tall, 22 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil,
Special Features Rigid green leaves (coarse margins , sharp tips)
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mild toxic for pets(Keep away children)
Watering Needs Moderate

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