(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 variegata, also known as the partridge-breasted aloe, and the tiger aloe is a gorgeous plant that has stripped spiraling leaves. Each one extremely green with white strips, thus the name tiger. The flowers that bloom are orange and can get up to 20-30 cm in height. They develop in clusters but spread out because of its rapid growth.
Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9-11
Frost tolerance: Hardy to 18°F (-7°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun Exposure: Light shade
Origin: Western South Africa, Namibia
Growth habits: Rosettes up to 12" tall (30 cm)
Watering needs: Keep relatively dry, its main growing periods are spring and fall.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||July to september|
|Common Name||Tiger aloe|
|Frost Tolerance||12 °c|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Origin||South africa and namibia|
|Scientific Name||Aloe variegata|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|