Pearl Aloe, Lizard Tail, Gasteraloe
X Gasteraloe 'Midnight'

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: X Gasteraloe (gas-ter-AL-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Midnight
Synonym:Gastrolea
Synonym:Aloe gastrolea

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Dark/Black

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Succulent

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Austin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 6, 2012, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

this plant may be the same as Aloe Black Beauty