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Aloe w/ Yellow Flowers

 

This rambling aloe is a succulent shrub with narrow multiple stems that form a dense mound. The downward curving dark green leaves have thin green lines on the sheaths of the stems. Leaf margins are incurved and armed with many small white teeth. Brilliant yellow cone-shaped flowers appear in summer. Drought tolerant.

Aloe striatula

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible : Yes

Bark notes : 1" wide stems.

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 10"

Leaf shape : Long, narrow, deeply channeled; toothed margins

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Flowers appear clustered in a cone-shaped spike 6-18 inches above foliage.

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6-15 ft.

Average size maturity height : 5-6 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 15 to 20 F( Z8b)

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes