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PlantFiles: Aloe
Aloe retrospiciens

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: retrospiciens (ret-roh-SPIK-ee-ens) (Info)

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Porphyrostachys On Nov 9, 2008, Porphyrostachys from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

A shrubby-ish species from Somalia. Apparently, the buds and flowers found on horizontal racemes all point backwards toward the main, vertical raceme from which the horizontal racemes emerge, hence the species name. Sounds odd!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mesa, Arizona



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