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Mangave SMG Mix - Bloodspot Hybrid Mangave
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Agavaceae (now Asparagaceae)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Parentage: (M. 'Bloodspot' x Agave filifera?)
Height: 1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
x Mangave SMG Mix A diverse collection of seedling Mangave plants that resulted in intentional crossing of the unique x Mangave 'Bloodspot, thought to be a hybrid between Agave macroacantha and Manfreda maculosa, as the seed parent with the equally interesting small Agave nizandensis as the pollen parent. Meanwhile bees simultaneously carried on their own business crossing the x Mangave with a nearby flowering Agave filifera and it appears from the resulting plants that that the bees were the more successful.  The information presented on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations of it growing in our nursery crops, as well as in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they include cultural information that would aid others in growing Mangave SMG Mix.
 
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