Aloe mitriformis

2012

Aloe mitriformis

 

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Nativity:

South Africa

Growth Habit:

The stems of this succulent aloe trail along the ground, often rooting where they touch down. The leaves are short and broad in a rosette and are edged in sturdy teeth.

Growing Requirements:

Full sun and good drainage are required to grow this aloe. It is hardy to 20 – 25 degrees. Drought tolerant.

Features:

The yellow teeth along the edges contrast nicely with the deep green of the leaves. In summer, the coral colored flower heads are very showy. This plant has been known by several names including Aloe distans and Aloe perfoliataAloe mitriformis is listed in the recent Aloes: The Definitive Guide.

Where at Lotusland:

In the aloe garden

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