Aloe distans

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 Aloe distans subsp. var.  Jeweled aloe
Habit: cacti-succulent
Height: to
Width: to
24in40in 7ft20ft
Height: 24 in to 40 in
Width: 7 ft to 20 ft
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun, part-sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, orange, yellow, pink
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Aloe distans, Haw. (A. mitraeformis angustior, Lam. A. perfoliata brevifolia. Ait. A. brevifolia, Haw. A. mitriformis brevifolia, Sims. A. mitriformis humilior, Willd.). Branched and prostrately spreading: lvs. ascending, broadly ovate, acute, 2 x 3-3½ in-, glaucous, somewhat mottled below and prickly toward the tip beneath, with strong, dark-tipped yellow marginal teeth: infl. 1½ ft. high; fls. 1¾ in. long, red, with recurving greenish segms. about as long as the cylindrical tube. Cape. Salm, Aloe §24, f. 1. B.M. 1362. Berger 107.

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