Trade name: Copper Shower
Botanical name: Aloe 'Copper Shower'
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.
Fast branching shrub (better flowering hybrid of Aloe arborescens)
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
2 per square meter
Summer, Autumn, Winter
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.