Aloe, Gasteria and Haworthia are three related genera, comprising hundreds of succulent plants. They are all easily grown in pots. A few adapt to low-light levels of indoor conditions and can be grown as house plants.
Colourful Madagascan species with thick bluish leaves, and abundant round "heads" of drooping yellow flowers. Leaves show splendid colours in cool or dry conditions, as they vary from turquoise to pink to deep maroon. This species is mid to large sized and most often solitary.
We offer a 13-18 cm diameter plant. This large stemmed aloe grows to a height of 1-3 m, unbranched. The bold rosette has a rusty-copper colour. It blooms with tall multiple spikes of red and yellow flowers. It is native to a small area close to Clanwilliams, e Western Cape.
Mid-sized stemless Aloe, widespread and locally abundant in northern Ethiopia and in Eritrea. It grows solitary or forming small groups. It grows on rocky slopes, mostly on sandstone or limestone, in areas with evergreen bushland or wooded grassland. This batch is from Ethiopian populations.
Small, tidy aloe from the Isalo region in Madagascar. Rosettes are most often solitary, bluish green, sometimes with spots. It develops showy colours when stressed in drought, cold or full sun. Inflorescences are dense, with coral red flowers. Easy to grow.
A mid-sized, usually solitary Aloe native to a single location close to Mandoto, in central Madagascar, growing on granitic outcrops at around 1400 m. It is easy in cultivation and regularly produces The upright, branched inflorescence with red flowers, up to 1 m tall.
This hard to find species is very attractive due to its bright orange blush, promoted by full sun and cooler nights. It grows on the southern escarpment in Zimbabwe, at 1000-120 exposed to SE winds and mist. It is promisingly cool-resistant and it thrives outdoors in coastal mediterranean conditions.
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