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Aloe x principis

Aloe salm-dyckiana, Aloe caesia, Aloe x principes


Aloe x principis is a large evergreen succulent perennial forming a small tree bearing rosettes of dark blue-green leaves on several trunks. In winter to spring, a branched inflorescence rises above the foliage to display dense spikes of brilliant, scarlet to orange, tubular flowers, brightening up the dull winter garden. Vigorous, Aloe x principis results from a natural cross between Aloe ferox and Aloe arborescens

  • Grows up to 6-9 ft. tall (180-270 cm) and 3-6 ft. wide (90-180 cm).
  • Easily grown in well-drained soils in full sun. Little to no irrigation is required.
  • Great for beds and borders, rock gardens, succulent gardens or Mediterranean gardens. Ideal as an accent plant in sunny borders.
  • Deer resistant. The flowers produce nectar and are attractive to birds and bees
  • Native to South Africa

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Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 11
Plant Type Cactus - Succulents
Plant Family Aloes
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 6' – 9' (180cm – 270cm)
Spread 3' – 6' (90cm – 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 11
Plant Type Cactus - Succulents
Plant Family Aloes
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 6' – 9' (180cm – 270cm)
Spread 3' – 6' (90cm – 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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