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

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

Geogrpahical Origin:
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 
Hardiness Zone9-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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