Mangave 'Moonglow' [plug]

$8.99

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SKU:
P1036

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Mangave 'Moonglow' PP29195: A gorgeous cultivar with a metallic sheen to it. This loose rosette of long, slender leaves has a silvery blue base tone marked by dark purple spots. More sun exposure will bring out more red and purple pigments. The leaves are flat and pointed, but far more gentle to the touch than a normal Agave. At maturity it has a low, open form and can reach 10.0" tall and 20.0" wide.

Please Note: Mature plant photos are reference only; plants will be shipped as a 1.5" rooted plug without a pot. Some plugs have a plastic netting around their roots that should be removed before planting.

Mangave are a relatively new phenomenon: a cross between Manfreda and Agave. These rare cultivars are expertly hybridized by Hans Hansen of Walters Gardens to combine the best of both parents. Though the have a similar form to a typical Agave, they are marked with spots and flush brilliant purple and red tones when grown in bright sun. Additionally, they grow about twice as fast as Agave and are far less spiny to the touch.

This variety will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures they can be brought indoors to grow temporarily on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. They thrive outdoors in partial to full sun with good drainage, i.e. gritty soil and containers with drainage holes. Mangave can tolerate a bit more shade and water than regular Agave, especially when they are establishing roots. Full Mangave Guide

Color - Primary

Blue / Blue-green

Color - Secondary

Grey / Silver

Color - Secondary

Purple / Black

Cold Hardiness

Zone 8 (10F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Maximum Height

9"-12"

Maximum Rosette Size

Over 8"

Growth Habit / Shape

Loose Rosette

Product Format

1.5" Plug

Special Characteristic

Fast Grower

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