Silver Leopard Spice Lily

Manfreda maculosa 'Silver Leopard'

Bold burgundy spots against silvery grey foliage make this robust succulent a striking addition to the garden. This interesting Agave relative forms rosettes which multiply by rhizomes, eventually forming a large colorful grouping. An abundance of tall flower spikes emerge in summer, attracting hummingbirds. An attractive container or rock garden plant. Combine with short perennials or other cacti and succulents.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityForms clumping rosettes, to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Provide a lean, well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant after establishment, but looks best with regular watering during the hot season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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