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Aloe humilis 'Hedgehog'
Common Name: Spider Aloe Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)

'Hedgehog' is an easy-to-grow aloe has bluish green leaves and sends up beautiful torches of flaming orange-red flowers in winter or early spring like flaming torches. It can take some frost but not a full cold snap on the West Coast. Bring inside as an easy houseplant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Native Habitat:
Arid thickets and shrublands. Flats, rocky slopes and under the shade of bushes.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourRed
TypeTender Secondary Bloom ColourOrange
Height12-24" Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Foliage ColourBluish Green
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness9-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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