Inkblot Mangave

x Mangave 'Inkblot' PP #29,431

This hybrid plant offers the attractive structure of Agave and the faster growth and exciting colors of Manfreda. Wide green blades are heavily spotted with inky burgundy-black, and lined with white teeth on the wavy edges. Can tolerate more water than other succulents, provided excellent drainage. Evergreen.
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Water deeply when soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationman-GAH-vee
LoreMangave is a relatively new intergenetic cross between Manfreda and Agave, combining the faster growth and interesting colors of Manfreda with the attractive structural growth of an agave.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 to 8 in. tall, 18 to 22 in. wide.
Bloom TimePrized for Foliage
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Urban Garden, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater deeply when soil is dry.
Companion PlantsStonecrop (Sedum), Blue Chalksticks (Senecio), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum), Echeveria (Echeveria)

Provide excellent drainage. Best color in full sun. For fastest growth, water deeply when soil is dry. Water sparingly to slow growth. If put in a container, provide a pot that is slightly wider than the width of the rosette. To overwinter, bring inside and place and provide as much light as possible.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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