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Soap Aloe (Orange Red Flowers)

 

This aloe forms dense colonies of short stemmed rosettes of broad flat dark green leaves with spots or streaks of white, and short, rust-colored teeth along the margins. Foliage sometimes has a reddish tinge. Clusters of orange tubular flowers on branched stems appear in summer.

Aloe saponaria

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 6-8"

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped

Leaf color : Green with white spots or streaks

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Branched flower stems are approx. 2 ft. tall.

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : Orange

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 1- 1-1/2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1- 1-1/2 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a)

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes