Aloe humilis 'Hedgehog' has flaming spires of orange-red flowers above attractive succulent foliage.
'Hedgehog' is an easy-to-grow aloe has bluish green leaves and sends up beautiful torches of flaming orange-red flowers in winter or early spring like flaming torches. It can take some frost but not a full cold snap on the West Coast. Bring inside as an easy houseplant.
Common Name: Spider Aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Arid thickets and shrublands. Flats, rocky slopes and under the shade of bushes.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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