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Mangave 'Catch a Wave' PP 29,723
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Mangave 'Catch a Wave' PP 29,723

Catch a Wave Mangave

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Item #: 12944

Zones: 9a to 11, guessing

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 20" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Hybrid

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

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xMangave 'Catch a Wave' is a 2017 release of the bi-generic agave x manfreda hybrids from plant breeder extraordinaire Hans Hansen at Walters Gardens. This amazing cross of Agave gypsophila ssp. pablocarrilloi, Agave colorata, and Manfreda maculosa produces a 20" tall x 30" wide specimen of rubbery, glaucous blue, incredibly wavy leaves which angle upwards at 45 degrees. The foliage is heavily spotted maroon, which contrasts nicely with the highly visible silvery-grey leaf backs. The small spines are composed of a highly-advanced hard rubber product, so are quite touchable...a superb container specimen.