Aloe striataItem #6423 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
This solitary succulent has flat broad pale gray-green leaves that vary in color depending on amount of sunlight. In full sun the foliage is pinkish and in shade more bluish-green. Very showy when in flower but also during the rest of the year due to its attractive foliage. A great selection for rock gardens or containers.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:AL-oh stree-AH-tuhPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenAverage landscape size:Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:Winter to SpringFlower color:RedGarden styleContemporary
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in lean, loose, sandy or rocky, fast-draining soils; indoor plants are best in a cactus soil mix, or equal parts potting soil and sharp sand. Shelter from intense afternoon sun and reflected heat in extremely hot areas. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Avoid excess water during cooler months.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.