Mangave (Agave 'Bloodspot') in the Agaves Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 15 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: heavily spotted with cranberry red splotches, edged in tiny red teeth
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Jan 4, 2016 8:18 PM

Attractive small hybrid between A. macroacantha and a purple-spotted Manfreda (thus the name Mangave). Retains the shape of the former and the spots of the latter. Does not get as large as macroacantha or offset nearly as often. Best color and form in strong light.

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