Trade name: Gemini
Botanical name: Aloe 'Gemini'
Description: Masses of long lasting pale orange flowers in early winter. This tough little hybrid aloe produces a ball shaped plant with decorative foliage that forms an intriguing spiral as it matures. Suitable for mass plantings, borders or as a pot specimen.
Slow clumping groundcover
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
6 to 8 per square meter
Apricot / pale orange
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
Full sun to part shade
- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)
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