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Mangave 'Purple People Eater'


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Mangave 'Purple People Eater' forms succulent rosettes of blue-green foliage washed with reddish purple.


Description:
Mangave is a cross between Manfreda and Agave. 'Purple People Eater' takes its name from a silly song, but this is no silly succulent, rather, a very serious Mangave with extreme purple colouration. Leaves are blue-green heavily washed in reddish purple spotting with sturdy, upward folding margins lined with yellow, orange and brown spines. Plants form rosettes 12-16 inches tall by 16-24 inches wide. Full sun will bring out its best colouration. Deer resistant.


Common Name: Perennial Mangave

Family: Agavaceae (The Century Plant Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

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Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average

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Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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