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Mangave 'Mayan Queen' PPAF - Mayan Queen Mangave
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Parentage: (Manfreda x Agave macroacantha x A. pablocarrilloi)
Height: 1 foot
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F
x Mangave 'Mayan Queen' PPAF (Mayan Queen Mangave) - A beautiful plant with solitary very symmetrical rosettes up to 15 inches tall and 3 feet wide with succulent frosty silver-gray colored arching recurved leaves with a dark purple mottled overlay that is densest towards the leave tips and with leaf margins shallowly serrated with hard rubbery teeth. From a distance the general appearance of the leaves is that they are a solid lavender color and this coloration is enhanced when grown in full sun. Plant in full to half day sun in a well-drained soil and give occasional to regular irrigation. It has been noted as resistant to deer and rabbit predation. This plant is a 2017 introduction in the Walters Gardens MAD ABOUT MANGAVEŽ Collection of plants bred by Hans Hansen. Walters Gardens says of this plant "A superb succulent that's fit for a queen!" 'Mayan Queen' is a complex hybrid involving a Manfreda cultivar, Agave macroacantha and A. pablocarrilloi (AKA Agave gypsophila, Hort.). This plant has a U.S. Plant Patent pending. The picture on this page courtesy of Walters Gardens This information on this page is based on our library and online research as well as observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, in particular if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing x Mangave 'Mayan Queen'.
 
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