ALOE STRIATA IS A STEMLESS ROSETTE WITH BLUE, GREEN AND PINK COLORATIONS, DEPENDING ON SUNLIGHT AND GROWING CONDITIONS. PRODUCES MULTIPLE BRANCHES OF CORAL-RED TO BRILLIANT ORANGE FLOWERS, AS HERE IN THE GARDEN. THIS SUCCULENT IS NATIVE TO NAMIBIA AND SOUTH AFRICA (EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE).
Cape Aloe or Bitter Aloe (Aloe ferox). Bloom in spring. Aloes are succulents, and this extra stored water in their tissues helps them deal with periods of drought. However, during unusually severe droughts, Cape Aloes and even some of our native plants will definitely need extra water in order for them to survive.
Aloe 'Always Red', hybridized by Leo Thamm of Sunbird Aloes, in South Africa. "An incredibly long-flowering medium-sized Aloe with shiny red blooms during summer, autumn and winter months – typically blooming up to 10 months each year. Always Red is a very versatile and vigorous plant and will work very well as container plant or grown towards the front of a border. Exposure: Full sun to part sun Size: 12-18" tall x 18-24" wide Frost Tolerance: Moderate"
Cape Aloe Aloe ferox An attractive succulent plant from South Africa that can be grown in the home or greenhouse. Used to make the popular "Swedish Bitters" in Europe. A pharmaceutical source of aloe used as a purgative.