Pastel red to cream bicoloured flowers appear in mid-winter on this very decorative small aloe. Form a ball shape comprising of blue-grey leaves with white spines.
Best grown as a pot specimen but can be planted in garden beds in a well protected position if the soil is very free draining. Requires high levels of light and heat for good flowering.
|Size — 180mm|
|Growth Width — 20cm|
|Growth Height — 20cm|
|Flower Colour — Red|
|Flowering Period — June, July, August|
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil|
Water during summer, provide fertiliser in spring, remove old spent flowers, remove old leaves.
|Watering needs||Low but this plant will benefit from water in very dry climates, particularly in summer.|
|Pruning Advice||Remove old spent flowers.|