Aloe 'Blue Elf'

MSRP: $4.49
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SKU:
SS5711

Product Details

Highlights

Aloe 'Blue Elf': Narrow, upright leaves of grey-blue lined with long teeth. It's a vigorous, heat-loving grower in Mediterranean climates, but it can also grow in a pot and overwinter indoors. 'Blue Elf' tends to bloom late winter to spring with a tall bloom stalk of orange, tubular flowers. This cultivar is a hybrid of A. glauca x A. humilis. At maturity it can reach 18.0" tall and 24.0" wide. Moderate stress from sun and drought bring on a rosy flush.

Soft succulents will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures they can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. They need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 50% to 70% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply enough for water to run out the drainage hole, then wait for the soil to fully dry before watering again.

Full Aloe Guide

Color - Primary

Blue / Blue-green

Color - Secondary

Grey / Silver

Bloom Color

Orange Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 9 (20F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Maximum Rosette Size

Over 8"

Growth Habit / Shape

Loose Rosette

Seasonality

Blooms in Fall / Winter

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Fast Grower

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