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Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi' ('Queen of the White Thread')
Common Name: Agave Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi' ('Queen of the White Thread')
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Notes:
An impressive dwarf, variegated agave with lance-shaped leaves edged in creamy white with margins covered in filifers (threads). Potentially hardy outside on the west coast if kept dry. Elsewhere 'Shira ito no ohi' makes an easy houseplant in the winter and patio plant in the summer.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
High rocky outcrops from 1800 to 1950 m.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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