Botanical Name: Aloe massawana
 Common Name: Aloe
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Succulent

 

Height Range

1-3', 3-6'

 

Flower Color

Red, Yellow

 

Flower Season

Winter, Spring

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring

 

Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Patio, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, Walkways

 

Special Uses

Container, Filler, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Birds, Hummingbirds

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  • Description

  • Notes

Al low growing aloe that makes a modest number of pups. Use generously to fillin dry spots in the shade. The yellow and red toned flowers are on tall stalks over the foliage in the late winter and spring. They are attractive to hummingbirds.