The Madagascar Ocotillo; shrubby,with great thick leaves. Deciduous.
Miniature aloe with pale spotted leaves with reddish-orange edges.
Small clusters, sometimes will form a trunk to 3 ft tall. Orange flowers in winter.
A small clumping aloe with clusters of medium rosettes with recurved leaves. Blooms in Fall/Winter on large branching stalks of orange tubular flowers.
Aloe plicatilis hybrid. Grows to about 2ft. tall. Red flowers in late winter.
Abundant narrow-leafed rosettes, green-bronze.
Small, apple-green rosettes. Will form decent clusters. Vigorous marginal teeth. Moderately spotted. Prefers less than full sun even at the coast.
Spotted aloe, burgundy and green with pink edges
A tall thin-leafed dark green grassy aloe. 18″ clumps with 2 to 3 ft. bloom stalks, orange flowers in summer and winter.
Dwarf aloe hybrid with spotted dark green leaves looks almost black in sun.
A chalky blue compact vertical rosette, tightly clumping. Bright orange flowers in late winter through spring. Narrow leaves turn darker in full sun.
A. rauhii “White Fox”
Small spotted aloe with stemless rosettes, green-spotted white leaves with pink edges in full sun, to 6″ across.
Hybrid w/stemless rosettes, green-spotted white leaves to 6″
Miniature aloe with striking markings. Part of the Fish series of Aloe hybrids.
Large solitary rosettes, very spiny leaves. Tall spikes of orange flowers.
3-4 feet fast growing succulent shrub with numerous blue-green leaves. Orange-red blooms in winter.
Densely growing succulent with many 18” rosettes. Narrow recurved soft toothed leaves are pale green with stripes of yellow and cream.
Stemless rosettes to 6″ across; Bright orange/peach flowers on 2ft bloomstalk.
Commonly grown for its thick gel-filled leaves, leaves can be trimmed to use as Aloe vera. Not frost-hardy, we recommend groing them indoor.
(For outdoor, we recommend Aloe arborescens, also grown commercially for it’s gel.)
Branching tree to 50’+ tall, trunks to 10′ dia.; dark green recurved leaves
Dwarf aloe with dull green flowers. Stemless and clump-forming
Solitary and stemless, about 2 ft across with 2ft tall bloom stalks topped with bright orange flowers in winter, and plantlets along the bloom stalk. Coastal sun; shade further inland.
Fast growing succulent shrub with numerous green leaves that turn bright red in full sun; less water will also provoke red in the leaves. Orange-red blooms in winter.
Large stemless rosette, moderately spiny. Blush to dark red edges in full sun.
Cute spiny rosettes, dark burgundy colored in full sun. Orange flowers. Sprawling clusters, low to the ground.
Low growing Aloe, creeps along the ground. Wide pointed green leaves with marginal teeth shows reddish blush in sun. Pink flowers in winter.
2ft rosettes, salmon flowers. Thick leaves.
18″ rosettes, salmon flowers. Thick leaves.
Namaqualand, South Africa. Stunning tree aloe with caudex trunk, multi-branched to 25ft in habitat. Yellow blooms. Smooth trunked. While cold-hardy, we have had more success growing this indoor in the San Francisco Bay Area, from seedlings to larger specimens.
Stemless rosettes; dark leaves w/bands of white spots