Aloe lineata

Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae   

Common Name: None known

Scientific Synonymy:
Aloe perfoliata var. lineata

Cold Hardiness Zone: 8b     View the UK and US zone maps

Identification:
Compact medium-sized rosettes form on a stem that can be up to 2 meters in height. The stems are usually single and they are covered with the remains of old leaves. Leaves are a bluish-green colour, fine striations that run parallel to one another are present on the leaves, leaf surfaces are smooth, leaf margins are armed with sharp reddish-brown teeth. Inflorescences are simple and up to four are borne from each rosette, racemes are tightly packed with numerous buds. Flowers are a light pink to bright red colour. Flowers are tubular in shape. The buds form a neat looking raceme and they are covered by lasrge bracts.

General Information:
Frost tolerant.

Distribution:

Native to, South Africa


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