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Aloe polyphylla
Common Name: Spiral Aloe Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)

Notes:
This stunning endangered aloe from the mountains of Lesotho (the mountain kingdom surrounded by South Africa) features light green leaves arranged in a spiral that becomes more and more pronounced as the plant matures. In its native habitat it experiences sharp drainage, winter frosts and snow, and cool summers with ample moisture. Plant on a slope in full to partial sun in very well-drained soil or in a pot. It is hardy in zones 7b to 9. Our plants are grown from tissue culture.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Native Habitat:
High altitude grasslands, between 2000 and 2500 m (sometimes higher) in basalt rock crevices on very steep slopes with loose rock.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourRed
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourOrange
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Foliage ColourGreen Burgundy/Red/Purple
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness7b-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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