Aloe 'Pepe' in the Aloes Database

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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pink-orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Stems cut below a node root easily. Cut a stem that has gotten leggy, let it dry out for at least a few hours to form a seal on the cut surface. Place the cutting in rooting medium kept moist, but not wet, until roots form.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Aloe descoingsii x Aloe haworthioides

Full grown adult sample

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Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Mar 24, 2020 7:59 PM

Dwarf clumping aloe hybrid with triangular leaves that have small white tubercles on the surface. Flowers are pink-orange with greenish mouths. The parents (Aloe descoingsii and haworthioides) are both attractive small plants from Madagascar. "Pepe" is a well-behaved container plant that does not require a lot of space. Provide excellent drainage.

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