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Genus: M

Magnolia
sweet bay magnolia
Maianthemum
Canada mayflower
Manfreda
false aloe
Marshallia
large-flowered Barbara's button
Matteuccia
American ostrich fern; ostrich fern
Meehania
Meehan's mint; creeping mint
Melissa
lemon balm
Mentha
Corsican mint; applemint; horsemint; peppermint; spearmint
Mertensia
Bluebells; lungwort
Mimulus
Alleghany monkeyflower
Miscanthus
silver grass; maiden grass; variegated eulalia; maiden grass
Mitchella
partridgeberry
Monarda
Oswego tea; bee balm; dotted mint; horsemint; wild bergamot
Morus
mulberry
Muhlenbergia
purple hairgrass
Musa
hardy banana

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Manfreda

(Agavaceae - agave family)
Fewer than 20 species of perennial herbs, native to the southern U.S and Mexico. Closely related, and similar in appearance, to plants of the genus Agave ("century plants"). Sometimes cultivated as ornamentals.

Manfreda virginica - Aug 6 Manfreda virginica - Aug 6 Manfreda virginica
virginica peren • ht 1½' fl stalk to 6' • zones 5-10

false aloe


native, succulent, fragrant, rock garden, dry - moist, sun
se US

Develops a rosette of succulent leaves to 2" wide by 2' long. Spreads by rhizomes, eventually forming a colony. The unusual, 2" long, greenish-yellow flowers are borne on tall, slender stalks in summer. The pleasant, spicy fragrance of the flowers is especially noticeable in the evening. Tolerates dry soil.

cat # 9X1J
$9.95 each