Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &
Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum &

This succulent is a variegated version of Agave potatorumAgave 'Kissho Kan' has green and white fleshy leaves with a pointed red dwarf shape which makes it more adorable. A native of Mexico, this winter-dormant plant reaches up to 2 feet in height and belongs to the Asparagaceae family.

Growth Rate

The Agave potatorum variegated is slow-growing.

Flowering

Beautiful purple or pink-colored flowers bloom in the season of Late autumn to winter.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This lovely plant needs to be watered frequently every 4 to 5 days during the first month or two. Once it is rooted properly, water it 2 to 3 times in the summer. Avoid overwatering.

Soil

Butterfly plants need well-drained soil including gravelly or sandy. Avoid heavy clay as it will destroy the succulent.

Hardiness

Agave Kissho Kan’ belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b and has a frost tolerance of -4° C (24.8° F).

Light

This unusual plant needs partial sunlight to grow properly.

Propagation

The best method to propagate this houseplant is through offsets or by collecting seeds from the flowers.

Agave potatorum variegated ‘Kissho Kan’ is a perfect choice for an apartment or garden. If you don’t want to work much on plants then it is the ​​perfect choice for your balcony. 

Bloom Season Mid late winter
Botanical Name Agave potatorum 'Kissho Kan'
Common Name Variegated Butterfly agave, lucky crown century plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Color Green (yellow margins)
Genus Agave
Growth Habit Compact rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By offsets, pups, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting mix
Special Features Symmetrical lotus like pattern
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial sun
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Variegated Butterfly Agave - Agave potatorum 'Kissho Kan'

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Height: 5"-7"
Diameter: 7"-9"

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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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.

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This succulent is a variegated version of Agave potatorumAgave 'Kissho Kan' has green and white fleshy leaves with a pointed red dwarf shape which makes it more adorable. A native of Mexico, this winter-dormant plant reaches up to 2 feet in height and belongs to the Asparagaceae family.

Growth Rate

The Agave potatorum variegated is slow-growing.

Flowering

Beautiful purple or pink-colored flowers bloom in the season of Late autumn to winter.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This lovely plant needs to be watered frequently every 4 to 5 days during the first month or two. Once it is rooted properly, water it 2 to 3 times in the summer. Avoid overwatering.

Soil

Butterfly plants need well-drained soil including gravelly or sandy. Avoid heavy clay as it will destroy the succulent.

Hardiness

Agave Kissho Kan’ belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b and has a frost tolerance of -4° C (24.8° F).

Light

This unusual plant needs partial sunlight to grow properly.

Propagation

The best method to propagate this houseplant is through offsets or by collecting seeds from the flowers.

Agave potatorum variegated ‘Kissho Kan’ is a perfect choice for an apartment or garden. If you don’t want to work much on plants then it is the ​​perfect choice for your balcony. 

Bloom Season Mid late winter
Botanical Name Agave potatorum 'Kissho Kan'
Common Name Variegated Butterfly agave, lucky crown century plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Asparagaceae
Flower Color Green (yellow margins)
Genus Agave
Growth Habit Compact rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By offsets, pups, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting mix
Special Features Symmetrical lotus like pattern
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial sun
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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