|Scientific Name||Aloe vanbalenii|
|Principal Common Name||Aloe|
|Description||Depending on the plant, the flower color can vary from pink to yellow to orange. Aloe vanbalenii blooms in winter.Clustering stemless rosettes. Grows In dense groups, short stems branching at ground level. Leaves up to I m long, 10 cm or more wide, deeply channelled, strongly recurved, usually copper-tinted, faintly lined, unspotted, margins with stout triangular teeth. Inflorescence c 1 m high, with two or three branches. Perianth yellow with green tips.The leaves are yellow-green with a reddish edge and in full summer sun the leaves will shade to a wine red hue.|
|Origin||South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, Southeast Mpumalanga)|
|Height Range||3 - 4 FT|
|Spread Range||3 - 4 FT|
|USDA Zones||9b : 10a : 10b : 11|
|Leaf Color||Red tinged margin : Yellow-Green|
|Leaf Texture||Fleshy : Recurved : Stiff : Thick : Toothed|
|Flower Color||Orange : Pink : Yellow|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Seasonal - summer water : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Drought tolerant : Flower : Form : Winter Interest|
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