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Gasteria bicolor var. bicolor
Scientific Name: Gasteria bicolor var. bicolor Haw.
Synonym: Gasteria caespitosa, Gasteria salmdyckiana, Gasteria spiralis, Gasteria zeyheri, Gasteria spiralis var. tortulata, Gasteria variolosa, Gasteria biformis, Gasteria retata, Gasteria herreana, Gasteria longibracteata, Gasteria maculata var. dregeana, Gasteria maculata var. fallax, Gasteria multiplex, Gasteria chamaegigas, Gasteria planifolia, Gasteria maculata var. maculata, Aloe maculata, Aloe lingua, Aloe maculata var. obliqua, Aloe obliqua var. fallax, Aloe dictyodes, Aloe obliqua, Gasteria loeriensis, Aloe planifolia, Gasteria obliqua, Aloe zeyheri, Gasteria colubrina, Gasteria kirsteana, Gasteria longiana, Gasteria maculata, Gasteria marmorata, Gasteria picta
Family: Asphodelaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30 F (-1C)

Heat Tolerance: Good in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade preferred, but will take full sun part of the day.

Origin: South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: Moderate water during the growing season


The genus name comes the greek word for stomach.

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