Aloe cooperi

A stemless, succulent with thin, strappy leaves bearing spines on the margin.
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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.6m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A hardy, grass-like aloe with long, narrow leaves that form a rosette or fan shape.  The foliage is attractive with white spots and small white teeth along the margin.  The flowers are borne in dense clusters on a long stalk.  The long, tubular flowers are salmon or orange in colour with a narrow green tip.

The flowers are rich in nectar and are frequently visited by insects and sunbirds.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts birds and insects.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Open grassland.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Low water requirements.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, grassland, rockery

LANDSCAPING USES:
A wonderful addition to a grassland landscape.
May also be grown in a mixed border or container.

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