Trade name: Laser Show™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 5072'
Description: Boasting record holding flowering qualities, this medium sized stemless sun perennial is capable of producing up to 300 individual tightly clustered blood red flower heads (racemes) carried on up to 7 separate branches from mid winter through to spring. Laser Show™ in full flower is a stunning sight. Can be planted enmasse or as a feature plant
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
3 per square meter
Green but turns red in winter - leaf tip dieback is normal
Low but plant will benefit from water in very dry climate, particularly in summer.
Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies
Resistant to pests and disease but need to watch for aphids during hot periods with no rain
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)
The trademark Laser Show™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Laser Show™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 5072'