Aloe Hybrid

Aloe brevifolia x humilis

Family: Asphodelaceae (as-foh-del-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: brevifolia x humilis

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Grenoble, Rhône-Alpes

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 29, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Not sure if this is a natural hybrid or not, but it is not an uncommon cultivar. This plant has some suckering characteristics and hardiness of the A brevifolia, while still retaining the warts, color and some leaf shape of the humilis. It is a much more vigorous grower and less prone to rot. Flowers later in the year than A humilis (spring instead of winter). Flowers are sort of mixture between the two species- simple on single flower raceme

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