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Aloe
Aloe rauhii 'Olympic Star'

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

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Mottled

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Tallahassee, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.