Botanical Name: Aloe X 'Blue Elf'
 Common Name: Aloe
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Red, Yellow

 

Flower Season

Winter, Spring

 

Leaf Color

Blue Green, Grey Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half, Shade

 

Water

Very Low, Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring

 

Location Uses

Perennial Border, Patio, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: George Hull MSN

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Dwarf and clumping, this hybrid will grow to 18" x 2'. Narrow silver-blue leaves provide incredible contrast for the spikes of orange-red flowers. In Phoenix, it blooms from January-April attracting hummers. Tolerates full sun in low desert with no sunburn.
Frost tolerant to 20 F.