Trade name: Always Red
Botanical name: Aloe 'Always Red'
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
Small to Medium
Slow clumping groundcover
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
5 per square meter
Autumn, Winter, Spring
Low but plant will benefit from water in very dry climate, particularly in summer.
Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies
Highly resistant to pests and disease
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
- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)
This cultivar is widely available in commercial quantities across Australia for large landscape projects
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.