(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).
Description: Aloe wickensii is one of the most beautiful and showy of the South African species of Aloe.
Flowers: In Aloe wickensii the flowers are bi-color red and yellow.
Blooming season: Flowers bloom in mid-winter.
Watering: Needs moderate to copious waterings in summer, but do not overwater, or not at all in the colder months of winter. Outdoors it can withstand long periods of drought, but they will thrive and flower more profusely if watered in the correct season.
Exposure: It needs full sun to partial shade, but plants grown in partial shade usually look healthier and more succulent. It is however very hardy when grown in full sun with the minimum water.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Flower||Red and yellow|
|Frost Tolerance||-6° C|
|Hardiness Zone||9b - 11|
|Scientific Name||Aloe Wickensii|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|