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Manfreda virginica

Synonym(s) Agave virginica
Common name false aloe; Virginia agave
Family agavaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers yellow-green (late summer)
Size 3-6'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (drought-tolerant)
From seed Germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Tall flower spikes from flat rosettes

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: Houston rock garden

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 70F (65%G, 10-50d)
  2. Seed from NARGS '14/'15 exchange. Baggy 70F (86%G, 7-13d)
  3. Same seed as above. Pot outside 11/10 (7 SL, 2-3w)
  4. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (92%G, 5-16d)

Extended period of germination, but not difficult.

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