Mangave 'Silver Fox' PP 29,642
Silver Fox Mangave
Item #: 12958
Zones: 9a to 11, guessing
Height: 11" tall
Culture: Sun to Part Sun
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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xMangave 'Silver Fox' is an absolute stunner. This 2017 Walters Gardens introduction is a horticultural ménage à trois, combining genes from Agave gypsophila ssp. pablocarrilloi and Agave macroacantha, while adding spotting from a willing, but nameless manfreda. The cross resulted in an elegant 11" tall x 22" wide specimen composed of recurved, silver-grey leaves, each edged in a solid row of tiny, non-dangerous teeth. xMangave 'Silver Fox' is also adorned with 9' tall spikes of lovely yellow flowers and, unlike their agave parents, xmangaves don't die after flowering. If you garden in a region that gets more than a light frost in winter you'll probably want to grow this in a container that can be brought indoors.