Aloe saponaria-Soap Aloe
A rapid growing evergreen African native that forms short
The 8” long leaves are lance-shaped and green, turning
reddish as the weather cools.
The leaf tips are often brownish.
The flowers are reddish-pinkish to orange and fairly
showy occurring winter through summer on 3' tall candelabras.
The individual flowers dangle giving it an exotic effect. This
aloe produces numerous offsets, which can form dense colonies.
If plants become unsightly the clumps may be thinned.
This aloe is subject to aloe mites and the sap of this aloe may irritate some people.