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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 4-6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 inches or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Dark green (turns red shades if grown in high light) covered with white tubercles
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: pale coral-pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Bulbils
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Parentage: Aristaloe aristata x Gasteria batesiana

Common names
  • Gasteraloe
Also sold as:
  • xGasterworthia 'Royal Highness'
  • xGasterhaworthia 'Royal Highness'

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  • Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Oct 24, 2022 10:15 AM concerning plant:
    Dark green to brownish intergeneric hybrid with large, pronounced whitish tubercles. A prolific brancher, given time. Forms clumps to 8 inches or more. Bulbils (little plantlets near the base of flower stalks) are common (at least half the inflorescences will produce them) and may be removed and used for easy propagation.

    Well behaved and relatively common in cultivation. May be misidentified or mislabeled, and confused with other Aristaloe hybrids. Parentage is said to be Aristaloe aristata x Gasteria batesiana. Pale pinkish, tubular flowers produced in abundance year round. Tolerates full sun (which tends to trigger brownish or sometimes reddish hues) in our mild climate.
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