Fireworx™

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Description

Trade name: Fireworx™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 5392' PBR
Description: A cluster of beautiful pinkish orange flower heads, much like fireworx, form at any time during the year on this medium sizes stemless sun perennial. As there is no fixed flowering period, when planted out in a garden in a group, flowers can be seen over long periods of the year

Plant Info

Plant Size

Medium

Habit

Rosettes of nicely shaped leaves turn pink in winter

Suitability for potting

Yes

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.6m

Width (approx.)

0.6m

Planting Density

2 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Grey-Green

Flower Colour

Reddish pink

Flowering Period

No fixed flowering period - any time Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring

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

Medium

Maintenance

- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)

Purchase Info

Legal notes:

The trademark Fireworx™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Fireworx™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 5392'