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Mangave 'Center of Attention' PPAF - Center of Attention Mangave
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Parentage: (Agave nizandensis x M. 'Bloodspot x A. gypsophila)
Height: 1 foot
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F
x Mangave 'Center of Attention' PPAF (Center of Attention Mangave) - An attractive plant with rosettes up to 18 inches tall and 29 inches wide with dark reddish purple recurving leaves that have a lighter rose colored midstripe and with leaf margins having small evenly spaced rubbery teeth. 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 2020 introduction in the Walters Gardens MAD ABOUT MANGAVEŽ Collection of plants bred by Hans Hansen. 'Mayan Queen' is a complex hybrid involving Agave nizandensis as the seed parent crossed with pollen from the cross between Mangave 'Bloodspot' and Agave pablocarrilloi (AKA Agave gypsophila, Hort.). This plant has a U.S. Plant Patent pending. The picture on this page courtesy of Walters Gardens The information on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have observed it in. We also will incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing x Mangave 'Center of Attention'.
 
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