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Aloe saponaria

Zebra Aloe

Soap Aloe,zebra Aloe, African Aloe
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Aloe saponaria
Principal Common Name Zebra Aloe
Common Name(s) Soap Aloe,Zebra Aloe, African Aloe
Synonym Aloe maculata
Description A low clumping succulent leaves forming rosettes. The leaves have thick points with coarsely-toothed margins; dark green with distinctive white spots; foliage sometimes has reddish tinge; teeth are brown. Flowers stalks are 1/2 to 3 ft tall, clusters of tubular coral-colored flowers; bloom in spring through early summer.
General Comments Propagation: Offsets, clumps heavily
Origin
Nativity South Africa
Height Range 6 - 12 IN
Spread Range 15 - 18 IN
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Green with white spots in a horizontal striped pattern
Leaf Texture Fleshy : Spongy : Stiff : Sword-like : Toothed
Form Succulent
Flower Color Orange : Orange pink : Pale Yellow : Pink : Red turning yellow : Red-Orange
Flower Time Spring : Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Sparse
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