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Mangave Red Wing (Mangave)

(Mad About Mangave® Collection) This hybrid perennial succulent sports deep red sword-like leaves forming an intriguing rosette. The spiny arms are much less thorny than its Agave parent.  Slow growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
1-1.5 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 8
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP31459

Tiny, tube-shaped, lavender-blue flowers are tightly packed on top of stiff square stems adorned with leaves that have downy undersides and a minty, licorice fragrance, that can be used to flavour cold drinks

Blooms summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 1.5 -2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Pretty Poppers Series) Semi-double blooms that appear to have an ombré effect; the flowers emerge in a variety of pink shades, with petals that fade from white to an intense pink-blush, each with an apple-red centre. They grow on tall, sturdy stems that rise above thin, blue-silver foliage. Compact mounding habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms spring to early summer
8-10 in tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
High salt tolerance

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Dense tufts of fine, blue green blades form a compact mound, with upright flower plumes appearing in the summer. The leaves retain their colour all season. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid summer
0.75-1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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This charming perennial features large round pincushion-like flowers bearing ruby-red petals and white stamens atop tall thin branching stems, and foliage of lightly lobed, deep green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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This deciduous perennial features variegated leaves of gray-green centres and butter yellow serrated edges that fade to pale creamy yellow. In early fall, delicate creamy white buds open to reveal pale pink flowers that are followed by russet red seed heads. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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(Chick Charms® Series) This succulent perennial features a large rosette bearing blue green pointed leaves with fine cilia on the edges that becomes burgundy in cooler weather. The large rosette- “Hen”- will produce small offshoots – “chicks”-, hence its common name. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to midsummer
2 in tall x 10-12 in spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover
Salt tolerant

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This late-blooming deciduous shrub features upright buttery yellow blooms plum-flushed bases that are lightly fragranced, and dark green elliptic, ovate leaves. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms early to mid-spring
20-25 ft tall x 6-8 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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(Mad About Mangave® Collection) This hybrid perennial succulent sports light green arms that are covered with a waxy coating, giving it the appearance of fine silver fur. The spiny arms are much less thorny than its Agave parent.  Slow growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
0.75-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

Other plants in the Mad About Mangave® Collection

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