Fairy Pink PBR

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Description

Trade name: Fairy Pink PBR
Botanical name: Aloe 'Fairy Pink' PBR
Description: Numerous dainty white flowers (sometimes with a faint pinkish tinge at the base of the flowers) appear in late summer/early autumn above the delicate fleshy green leaves of this very small and beautiful aloe hybrid. Best grown as a pot specimen in the tropics and sub tropics but can be planted in beds if the position is well protected and the soil is very free draining

Plant Info

Plant Size

Small

Habit

Quick clumping groundcover of dainty soft green leaves

Suitability for potting

Yes most suited to container gardening

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.25m

Width (approx.)

0.2m

Planting Density

6 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Green

Flower Colour

White with pink tinge

Flowering Period

Autumn

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

Low

Light Requirement

Full sun or semi-shade

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