Aloe Species

Aloe ambigens

Family: Asphodelaceae (as-foh-del-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: ambigens (AM-bi-genz) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

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Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Pink

Red

Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

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

Mesa, Arizona

Reseda, California

Vista, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 30, 2009, Porphyrostachys from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

A Somalian rambler, this species has no trouble with the desert heat around Phoenix, but isn't very cold hardy (completely melted in the 2007 cold snap). I've otherwise kept this species alive for a number of years in a rocky bed under shade cloth.

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