PlantsAloesAloe 'Pink Blush'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Offsets
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
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: LouisvilleDate: 2020-05-25
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2016-05-29
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Date: 2020-06-13SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES
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Date: 2020-10-19
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Date: 2020-12-20
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Location: My porch with SE exposure zone 9Date: 2019-08-12Only gets filtered sun so barely pink on edges.
By tabbycat
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Location: Central TexasDate: 2015-02-26
By Esperanza
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Date: 2016-05-10
By Chantell
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Location: So CalDate: 2020-01-14Pink winter colors
By OldBlue
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Location: Philadelphia flower showDate: 2013-03-12
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Date: 2016-05-10
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Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Comments:
Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Aug 14, 2019 2:34 PM

I have 2 plants of this smaller variety of aloe. Both arrived about 4 years ago as 2" pups in a trade. One has stayed under 5" in a stemmed glass and the other has grown to 7" in a terracotta 8" pot in filtered sun on my SE exposure porch. I cover them with a washcloth when temps drop to 34 degrees and a frost is possible. If temps dip to 32, I bring them into my garage for a few days then back out on my porch where they are protected from north wind. Neither has sent out pups yet, but I hope they multiply.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
ID question by Baja_Costero Jan 29, 2016 12:06 AM 12
Which Aloe is this? by pavlos10 Oct 14, 2021 8:44 AM 3
Can I have help with aloe identification, please? by ananaskakku Mar 19, 2021 2:46 PM 3
Help identify this succulents please. by Fatplantlover Oct 7, 2020 12:33 PM 6
♥ favorite succulent in your collection? by flowerylady Feb 29, 2020 9:28 PM 19
Teeth on Fire by OldBlue Jan 23, 2020 3:11 PM 4
Show Off Your Blooms!!!! by Jayce_KalFUNski13 Apr 24, 2021 5:47 PM 18
A. 'Snowstorm' is coming by cullen_ Jan 9, 2020 8:00 PM 7
Group Photo by GardenGems Dec 2, 2019 4:40 PM 22
Aloe babies are emerging!!! by GardenGems Nov 8, 2019 12:21 AM 10
Should i be worried? part 2 by ketsui73 Apr 16, 2019 11:48 PM 6

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