Aloe globuligemma

A stemless aloe with blue-green leaves.
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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): -9m x 0.5m
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This aloe is usually stemless but sometimes has a creeping habit.  The blue-green leaves have white edges and are arranged in basal rosettes.  The leaves are armed with numerous, firm but harmless white prickles.

The flower stalk has horizontal branches which carry upturned flowers.  Flower buds are red but turn a dull pinkish-white at maturity.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts pollinating insects and nectar feeding birds.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Lowy-lying bushveld vegetation in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Zimbabwe.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Low water requirements.

GARDEN THEMES:
Rockery, succulent

LANDSCAPING USES:
Magnificent addition to a rockery.
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