Always Red PBR

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Description

Trade name:  Always Red PBR
Botanical name:  Aloe 'Always Red' PBR
Description: The Flower factory!  An incredible long flowering hybrid aloe – One of the best flowerers. This small to medium sized hybrid aloe continues to throw up spears of shiny blood red flowers during the Autumn, Winter and Spring months for up to 9 months of the year. Suitable for mass plantings or in a container

Plant Info

Plant Size

Small to Medium

Habit

Slow clumping groundcover

Suitability for potting

Yes

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.4m

Width (approx.)

0.3m

Planting Density

5 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Green

Flower Colour

Red

Flowering Period

Autumn, Winter, Spring

Water Requirement

Low but plant will benefit from water in very dry climate, particularly in summer.

Attracts Wildlife

Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies

Disease Resistance

Highly resistant to pests and disease

Soil Type

Most soil types as long as free draining but rich soil preferred. If clay soils must raise plant so water drains away

Ability to cope with high rainfall

High

Light Requirement

Full sun

Frost Tolerance

Medium

Maintenance

- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)

Purchase Info

Legal notes:

 Unauthorised commercial propagation or any sale, conditioning, export, import or stocking of propagation material of this variety is an infringement under the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994.