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Spiral Aloe

Aloe polyphylla

SKU
04732
A stunning succulent garden specimen with a rosette of fleshy, spiny, gray-green leaves that forms a fascinating clockwise or counterclockwise geometric spiral pattern as the plant ages. A must-have for the succulent collector! A wonderful addition to dry borders and rock gardens. Excellent drainage is a must. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationAL-oh pol-ee-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms a solitary rosette 1 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeRarely blooms; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Green Roof, Houseplant, Poolside, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAgave (Agave); Sedum (Sedum); Yarrow (Achillea); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)

Provide lean, loose, sandy or rocky, fast-draining soil; does not tolerate wet or soggy soils. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in extremely hot summer regions. Water regularly during the first growing season, allowing soil to dry out between watering; drought tolerant when established. Avoid excess water during cooler months.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow Indoors in All Zones