Andrea’s Orange™

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Description

Trade name:  Andrea's Orange™
Botanical name:  Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 4363' PBR
Description: A special long flowering hybrid aloe that, at a young age throws up spears of shiny bright orange tubular flowers from early to mid winter and is a tough perennial for harsh landscaping conditions

Plant Info

Plant Size

Small

Habit

Neat compact and slow clumping groundcover

Suitability for potting

Yes

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.3m

Width (approx.)

0.3m

Planting Density

5 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Green

Flower Colour

Bright Orange

Flowering Period

Winter

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

Medium

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)

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 ™ The trademark Andrea's Orange™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Andrea's Orange™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid ‘LEO 4363 ‘