|Scientific Name||Aloe mitriformis|
|Principal Common Name||Mitre Aloe|
|Description||Plants sprawl along the ground with ends ascending and leafy. Leaves short, broad, fleshy and bluish-green in color. Most leaves are without spots or lines but have prickly margins. Flower: Dull scarlet flowers crowd in dense heads, flowers are tubular and droop.|
|General Comments||Aloe mitriformis derived it's name from the shape of it's rosette that resembles a mitre or a bishop's cap, especially so during times of drought.Aloe mitriformis is very variable and it is difficult to single out specific characteristics that distinguish it from other creeping aloes.|
|Height Range||6 - 10 IN|
|Spread Range||0 - 0|
|Sunset Zones||8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|USDA Zones||9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11|
|Leaf Color||Blue-green : Bronze-Green|
|Leaf Texture||Fleshy : Stiff : Thick : Toothed|
|Form||Subshrub : Succulent|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Medium : Seasonal - summer water : Sparse|
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