Trade name: Spots n Dots™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid LEO 6132'
Description: A unique and sought after small to medium sized tough sun perennial for Australian gardens, not just for its flowering but for its special leaf form. The beautifully shaped greyish leaves contain numerous ‘spots and dots’, even more on the underside than the upper surface. Established plants are capable of putting on an amazing show of red-to-yellow bi-coloured flowers from early autumn and through winter.
Small / Medium
Beautifully structured slow clumping plant
Suitability for potting
Height (approx. excluding flowers)
4 per square meter
Green leaves with prominent white spots
Red to yellow 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)
This cultivar is widely available in commercial quantities across Australia for large landscape projects
The trademark Spots n Dots™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Spots n Dots™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 6132'