Trade name: Rias™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 2267'
Description: Showy bi-colour brick red-to-orange upright tubular flowers tower over the rosette of this large, robust and striking plant from early winter. Rias flowers from a young age but will only take about 4 years from its first flower to reach its spectacular maximum flower production when it is likely to have grown a short trunk. This is one of the top hybrids and is suitable as a feature plant for the garden
Single stemming aloe which forms thick trunk
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
1 per square meter
Brick red to orange bicolour
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 Rias™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Rias™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 2267'