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Aloe capitata var. quartziticola

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Aloe capitata var. quartziticola
Principal Common Name
Common Name(s)
Description Aloe capitata var. quartzicola - a solitary plant has stemless rosettes to 2 feet across. The fleshy leaves, greenish when shaded, become purple-tinged with sun. Small dark red teeth edge margins. Dense 4 inch capitate racemes of orange buds open to 1 inch golden blooms in late winter.
General Comments
Height Range 2 - 3 FT
Spread Range 2 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Blue-Gray : Gray-Green with pinkish red edge : Red tinged margin : Reddish-Purple
Leaf Texture Fleshy
Form Succulent
Flower Color Orange-Yellow
Flower Time Jan : Feb : Dec : Winter
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Seasonal - winter water : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Foliage

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