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Aloe aristata

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Hardy evergreen succulent perennial
Form: Rosette shaped with fleshy lance-shaped leaves, spotted with white, and tipped with a soft white spine
Flower: Panicles of tubular, orange-red, 4 cm long, in autumn
Plant size: Height, 20cm; Width, 30cm
Needs: Very well-drained sandy/gritty soil or loam based compost, full sun
Suitable for: Mediterranean climate beds and borders, patios and containers

Aloe aristata | London, NW9
Aloe aristata | London, NW9
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£6.00
2 litres
£10.00

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Plant Finder: about Aloe aristata

Common names

Lace aloe, Torch plant

Description

Aloe aristata (Lace aloe). This is a dwarf Aloe; it forms clumps of rosettes about 10cm high and 30cm wide. The leaves are deep green and tapered and they have white spots on the surface. The flowering panicles grow to about 60cm high and they hold orange-red blooms which open in autumn.

Cultivation

Grow in a loam-based potting mixture with added grit.

Interest and use

Ornamental

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Aloe aristata | Carterton, Oxfordshire, OX18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • WaterSemi-moist

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