Do you know this aloe?

Near Cartagena, Spain

The flowers are bright yellow. Could it be a type of Capitata?

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Acton, CA(Zone 8b)

maybe an Aloe capitata hybrid- the plant itself looks way too large to be Aloe capitata, and the flowers are not the right shape (though close)

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Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

This site has pics of all 5 varieties of A capitata.....such a nice aloe.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/32378995@N08/sets/72157614404943173/

Near Cartagena, Spain

Thanks for the replies. In my aloe, the flowering stem is quite branched and the flowers are clear,bright yellow. Guess it might always be a mystery!

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Perhaps it is as palmbob says, an A capitata cross. At least that gives you a general idea.

Near Cartagena, Spain

Yes, I'm pretty sure he's right and it is a Capitata X.

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