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Jeweled Aloe
Scientific Name: Aloe distans Haw.
Synonym: Aloe perfoliata var. brevifolia, Aloe brevifolia, Aloe mitriformis var. angustior, Aloe mitriformis var. brevifolia
Family: Asphodelaceae
Jeweled Aloe (Aloe  distans)
Aloe distans at the Huntington Botanical (HBG 81520)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8, 9, 12-24
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Shelter from frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: South Africa (west coast of the Southern Cape Province, just north of Cape Town)

Growth Habits: Clumping leaf succulent, on rambling stems. Heads are around 5 inches in diameter (12.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Winter grower, keep drier in summer

Propagation: Offsets

Blooming Habits:
Orange flowers in summer

Fruiting Habits:

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