Aloe acutissima variety antanimorensis

  • Aloe acutissima var. antanamorensis
  • Bright orange contrasts this cute aloe with its relative variety acciutissima.
  • leaves and flowers are delicate.
  • Beatiful orange tones in summer.

1 Gallon $6.50

Temporarily out of stock due to frost damaage, February 2018

Similar to var. acutissima but has smaller more compact leaves pigmented with a beautiful golden orange, Reynolds describes leaves of “dull grey green”. Possibly this is hybrid or pigmentation has changed due to Southern California conditions.

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.9 °C (25 °F)

Out of stock

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Aloe acutissima variety antanimorensis

  • Names and Synonyms:  
    Aloe acutissima var. antanimorensis, Aloe acutissima var. antanamorensis
  • Common Names:  
    Blue Aloe
  • Family:  
    Aloeaceae
  • Origin:  
    Madagascar, specifically, the south west coast of the island, where it grows on rocks and in shallow soils
  • Size Label:  
    1 Gallon
  • Height:  
    6-12"
  • Width:  
    6-12"
  • Cold Tolerance:  
    25 to 30°F; -3.9 to -1.1°C
  • Heat Tolerance:  
    Very high
  • Light Requirement:  
    Full sun to light shade
  • Water needs:  
    Very drought tolerant.
  • Maintenance:  
    None
  • Uses:  
    Good in succulent, cactus and xeriscape gardens. This plant makes a nice ground cover for dry areas.
  • Propagation:  
    Remove and replant offsets. Cuttings can be rooted as well. Seeds can be collected after flowering.
  • Problems:  
    None
  • Special notes:  
    This is a shorter version of the var. acutissima species which develops a pinkish-red blush in cool weather and other times when the plant is stressed. The primary leaf color is pale turquoise. It has open rosettes with lance-shaped leaves and offsets readily. The orange-red winter flowers are born on single spikes which rise about a foot above the colored foliage and are very attractive to hummingbirds.