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Aloe principis

Aloe principis can form a large mound up to 6 feet tall or more and at least as wide. Aloe principis is a naturally occuring hybrid of Aloe ferox. Aloe principis blooms late Fall through Winter with dark red fading to yellow flowers. There are a number of forms of this Aloe on the market with some have flowers that stay all red. The flower stalks are multibranched and stand up to 2 feet above the grey-green foliage. Aloe principis is very drought tolerant and requires little if any supplimental water in coastal gardens. If planted in clay soil Aloe principis should be planted on a mound or slope to insure drainage. Aloe principis is Winter hardy into the mid to high 20°s F

Aloe principis

Flowers and foliage of Aloe principis. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.