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Aloe rauhii 'Olympic Star'

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: rauhii (RAU-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Olympic Star

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under 6 in. (15 cm)

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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:
Light Shade

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Grown for foliage

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive waxedout On Apr 26, 2007, waxedout from Tallahassee, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Burke's Nursery identified Olympic Star as a John Bleck hybrid. Somewhere online I found that the cross is {(descoingsii x calcairophila) x bellatula} x rauhii. This cultivar has survived outside in sheltered conditions from freezing temps while other cultivars did not.


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

Tallahassee, Florida

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