(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Aloe distans is also known as Jeweled Aloe, Golden Tooth Aloe. This kind of Aloe crawls along the ground or climbs up over. It has beautiful thick blue-green leaves tipped and golden spines on the margins. It makes a great addition as a low plant in a large space where it has room to spread.
Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 8, 9, 12-24, USDA: 9-11
Frost tolerance: Shelter from frost
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade to full sun
Origin: South Africa (west coast of the Southern Cape Province, just north of Cape Town)
Growth habits: Clumping leaf succulent, on rambling stems. Heads are around 5" in diameter (12.5 cm)
Watering needs: Winter grower, keep drier in summer
Blooming habits: Orange flowers in summer
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz