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Aloe humilis

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Aloe humilis | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.1 litres
£2.50

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Common names

Spider aloe, Hedgehog aloe, Crocodile jaws, Blue dwarf aloe, Dwarf hedgehog aloe

Description

Aloe humilis (Spider aloe). This short-stemmed aloe will form clusters of rosettes about 6cm across. The leaves are pale blue-green and tuberous and have translucent white teeth. In the spring and summer relatively large spikes of red-orange tabular flowers are produced.

Cultivation

These plants can withstand long periods of drought but may appreciate watering occasionally in the summer, particularly under glass or in containers.

Interest and use

Ornamental, rockeries, dry gardens, containers.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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