Common Names: fynbos aloe
Origin: South Africa
Size: To 4 ft. tall
Flowers: Bright coral-red flowers in narrow, upright, stalks, winter; fleshy leaves 1 to 2 ft. long with toothed edges
Uses: Rock gardens, accent, containers. slopes, near oak trees. Fire resistive.
Wildlife: Nectar for birds, bees. Deer resistive.
Water: Some water
Sun: Full sun to light shade
Pruning: Prune off spent flower stems and damaged or rotten leaves.
Pests & Diseases: Aloe snout-weevil in its native South Africa.
Notes: In 1689, was first aloe to be introduced into Europe. Grows in rocky cliffs in South Africa. Hardy to 25° F.