Aloe
Aloe compressa var. rugosquamosa

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: compressa var. rugosquamosa

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Sunshine Coast,

Mesa, Arizona

Reseda, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On May 16, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

SMall Madagascan aloe (one of two varieties of this species- not sure how they differ)... seems to remain a distichous plant (leaves in two planes only). Flowers on single or double panicles and tufts of pale peach flowers at top of stem. Leaves an attractive dark blue-grey-purple.