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Manfreda maculosa

 
Common name deciduous agave
Family agavaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-9)
Flowers pale pink (summer)
Size 24"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed Germinate at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Rosettes, to one foot wide, of fleshy purple-spotted leaves. The rosettes stay low, the summer flower spikes rise well above. Sometimes referred to as deciduous agaves, manfredas do not feature the fearsome spines of true agaves. Native to southern Texas and Mexico.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden nursery area, right-fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (95%G, 10-13d)


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