Trade name: Sirius™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid 'LEO3718'
Description: Great flower production of upright orange flower spikes (up to 5 inflorescences and 14 racemes from a single rosette) appear in late winter from this medium sized shrub with curved green leaves . Like most hybrids it will need a few years to reach maximum flower production. Not suitable in-ground in tropical climates (north Queensland and Northern Territory).
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
3 per square meter
Late Winter / Spring
Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies
Highly resistant to pests and disease
Requires very free draining soil, particularly in areas of summer rainfall
Ability to cope with high rainfall
Low, particularly if summer rainfall in open ground (not suitable in ground in tropical climates like North Queensland or NT)
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)
The trademark Sirius™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Sirius™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 3718'.