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Mangave ‘Blue Dart’

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Noted for its blue color, Mangave ‘Blue Dart’ is a tender perennial succulent boasting a perfectly symmetrical rosette of thick, rigid, lance-shaped silvery blue leaves, tipped and edged with short, dark spines. Easy to grow, undemanding and evergreen, this Mangave makes a dramatic focal point or accent in the sunny border and in decorative containers.

  • Grows up to 12-16 in. tall (30-40 cm) and 18-22 in. wide (45-55 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in dry to average, well-drained soils. In summer when the plant is actively growing, provide supplemental watering and half-strength fertilizer. Keep it dry in winter. Drought tolerant once established.
  • Great for beds and borders, rock gardens, succulent gardens or Mediterranean gardens. Ideal as an accent plant in sunny borders or in decorative containers.
  • Deer and rabbit resistant

Mangave is a cross between the genus Manfreda and Agave. These rare hybrids combine the best of both worlds: the better growth rate and the interesting patterns of Manfreda, and the habit and refinement of Agave.

Requirements

Hardiness 9 - 11
Plant Type Cactus & Succulents
Plant Family Asparagaceae
Genus Mangave
Common names Mangave
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 20" - 24"
(50cm - 60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low, Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Mangave ‘Kaleidoscope’
Mangave ‘Mission to Mars’
Mangave ‘Red Wing’
Mangave ‘Inkblot’
Mangave ‘Desert Dragon’
Mangave ‘Man of Steel’

Recommended Companion Plants

Senecio mandraliscae (Blue Chalksticks)
Sedum nussbaumerianum (Stonecrop)
Sempervivum ‘Hart 8’ (Hens and Chicks)
Delosperma ‘Fire Spinner’ (Ice Plant)
While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 9 - 11
Plant Type Cactus & Succulents
Plant Family Asparagaceae
Genus Mangave
Common names Mangave
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 20" - 24"
(50cm - 60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low, Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden
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