Copper Shower PBR

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Description

Trade name:  Copper Shower PBR
Botanical name: Aloe 'Copper Shower' PBR
Description: Masses of bronzy orange coloured flowers adorn this light green hybrid aloe in Autumn and early winter from a young age – Amazing flower power.

Plant Info

Plant Size

Medium

Habit

Fast branching shrub (better flowering hybrid of Aloe arborescens)

Suitability for potting

Yes

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.9m

Width (approx.)

0.6m

Planting Density

2 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Green

Flower Colour

Bronzy Orange

Flowering Period

Summer, Autumn, 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

High

Light Requirement

Full sun

Frost Tolerance

Low

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.