San Marcos GrowersSan Marcos Growers
New User?
Wholesale Login
Enter Password
Home Products Purchase Gardens About Us Resources Contact Us
Search Utilities
Plant Database
Search by Plant Name
Advanced Search
Search by size, origins,
color, cultural needs, etc.
Website Search
Search for any word
Site Map
Retail Locator
Plant Listings



 Weather Station

Products > Mangave 'Freckles and Speckles' PP30,904
Mangave 'Freckles and Speckles' PP30,904 - Freckles and Speckles Mangave

Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Parentage: (complex hybrid)
Height: 1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F
x Mangave 'Freckles and Speckles' PPAF (Freckles and Speckles Mangave) - This attractive evergreen succulent plant forms a c;luster of rosettes to 8 inches tall by 18-20 inches wide with fleshy narrow mint green leaves that have a lavender overlay and are lightly freckled with dark burgundy spots and edged along the curled back margin with rubbery fine teeth and a rose pink terminal spine. Both the lavender color and the "freckles" are most pronounce in full sun. Mature plants are topped with a 6' tall flower spike. Plant in full to half day sun in a well-drained soil and give occasional to regular irrigation. Reported to be hardy to around 20°F and useful in USDA Zones 9-10 and noted as resistant to deer and rabbit predation. A great sized plant to combine other smaller succulents in a mixed container planting! This plant is a 2017 introduction from the Walters Gardens MAD ABOUT MANGAVEŽ Collection of plants bred by Hans Hansen. Mangave 'Freckles and Speckles' is the result of a complex cross involving Agave macroacantha, A. geminiflora, A. pablocarrilloi (AKA Agave gypsophila, Hort.) as well as a couple different Manfreda cultivars. It has a U.S. Plant Patent pending.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in our nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Mangave 'Freckles and Speckles' PP30,904.