Mission To Mars Mangave
x Mangave x 'Mission to Mars' PP #29,393
|Description||This hybrid plant offers the attractive structure of Agave and the faster growth and exciting colors of Manfreda. Burgundy spots bleed into each other, making the broad, toothed blades almost entirely red. Can tolerate more water than other succulents, provided excellent drainage. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage|
|Mature Size||Reaches 8 to 10 in. tall, 20 to 22 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Multi-Season Interest|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Small Spaces|
|Companion Plants||Stonecrop (Sedum), Blue Chalksticks (Senecio), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum), Echeveria (Echeveria)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Mangave 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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.