Blue Elf Aloe
Aloe 'Blue Elf'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when soil is completely dry.
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Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Lore||Aloes can withstand periods of drought, by storing moisture in their fleshy leaves, which have a resilient waxy cuticle covering their surface. The genus name Aloe is derived from the Greek word 'alsos' which means the 'bitter juice from the leaves. The flowers of the Blue Elf Aloe are a favorite of hummingbirds.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early winter to early spring.|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Container, Houseplant, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water when soil is completely dry.|
|Companion Plants||Agave (Agave); Yarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum)|
Grows easily in lean, loose, sandy or rocky, fast-draining soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; drought tolerant once established. Avoid excess water during cooler months. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL