Plant kept in less ideal conditions- watered less, kept colder.. but still healthy (this is more typical to look or an outdoor plant, not watered in the winter, like you might see in the wild)- at Cactus show 04 in Los Angeles
First flowering of this 2 year old plant.
The buds when opened.The stamens hang below the lip of the corolla.
Here's a nice fat plant that probably got more water than it needed this winter (outdoors in southern California)
flower in March
southern California plant about to be planted out
showing their intolerance of severe heat/sun combination, southern California, Huntington Gardens, after a particularly bad heat wave (110F)
A young one, sun stressed, added to my garden
flowering in September, southern California
January 1, 2007; hybrid of Aloe aristata and Gasteria batesiana, growing well and blooming, Mission Viejo, CA
outdoor planter-bed plant, southern California
Picture taken May 13th at Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh NC
colony of underwatered plants in botanical garden, southern California, June
a new flower is born!
just starting to bloom
1/2 way open
just a prolific bloomer ,a work horse and loyal as the day is long
these are approx 2+ ft wide
show plant, Los Angeles intercity show 2010
CACSS Plant Show 2006, Phoenix, AZ. Zone 9a/9b. (This photo was originally posted here Feb 6, 2007)
Shirley's 'Lace Aloe' sharing a pot at Ngarimu Bay, Thames, New Zealand
Plant in Switzerland zone 7, sometimes loses a rosette but always comes back strongly. The only aloe that's hardy for me although only with rain cover.
Nice large clump outdoors southern California getting more sun that I would advise, yet look fine.. even one is flowering in february
new plant acquisition from local nursery in Ventura county, California... amazing specimen!
close up showing tiny teeth on 4 sides of leaves, and hairs at leaf tips
mass flowering of my potted plant, May, southern California
suckering like made in my garden, mid winter
Keep on porch out of too much rain, does plump up when lots of rain. Gets late afternoon sun. 9bFL
Aristaloe aristata. Copyright of Cok Grootscholten of Succulent Nursery, Holland, a nursery and formidable private succulent collection. http://public.fotki.com/Grootscholten/plant-collections/