(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch 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).
Common names include Bitter aloe and Red aloe.
Flowers: Flows are yellow-orange to bright red (rarely yellow or white).
Blooming season: Winter (May to November according to the area), but in colder countries this may be delayed until spring.
Light requirements: It needs full sun to filtered sun.
Waterings: It should be soaked and allowed to dry out between waterings in summer. It should be given very light watering in winter too, still allowing the compost to dry out in between.
Temperature requirements: Avoid any frost (but tolerates -2 degrees C if very dry).
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz