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Manfreda maculosa
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Manfreda maculosa

Deciduous Agave

Item #: 3549

Zones: 7a to 9b

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Mexico

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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From Mexico, comes another of the really cool deciduous agaves for the well-drained rock garden. Manfreda maculosa forms small rosettes to 1' wide with narrow canoe-shaped glaucous blue-green leaves, heavily marked with red purple spots...resembling an octopus with an overabundance of freckles. In midsummer, these small rosettes are topped with 2' tall spikes which end in 2" creamy pink spidery flowers.